UBC team deploys pollution-sniffing mobile lab
Watch out, Vancouver. The PLUME van is coming soon to a location near you.
Aug 11, 2022
Even low levels of air pollution contribute to increased health risk
Levels of air pollution well below national and international air quality guidelines are associated with an increased risk of death, according to a new Canada-wide study led by researchers at the University of British Columbia.
Jul 14, 2022
Marginalized groups experience higher cumulative air pollution in urban Canada
Different marginalized groups are exposed to higher cumulative air pollution in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
Dec 21, 2020
UBC experts on air quality and wildfires
Smoke from wildfires in the United States has started affecting air quality in southern B.C.
Sep 9, 2020
Canadians dying at a higher rate in areas with more air pollution
Air pollution – even at levels below national and international air quality guidelines – is associated with an increased risk of deaths in Canada, according to new UBC research.
Nov 25, 2019
UBC experts available to comment on air quality, heat and wildfires
UBC forestry and health experts are available to discuss forest fires in B.C., and health risks associated with wildfires and heat throughout the summer.
Aug 4, 2017
Innovative software converts Wi-Fi data into energy savings
For the first time in Canada, a University of British Columbia engineer has found a way to use Wi-Fi to determine the number of building occupants and adjust ventilation accordingly.
Mar 30, 2017