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Tag: University of British Columbia

Nadja Kunz Named Canada Research Chair in Mine Water Management and...

Nadja Kunz, an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC), has received the title of Canada Research Chair in Mine Water Management...

UBC Study Compares LID Implementation Across Canada

In a recent study, researchers at UBC Okanagan’s Life Cycle Management Laboratory compared how different jurisdictions are handling LID implementation. The researchers found that...

UBC Researchers Explore an Often Ignored Source of Greenhouse Gas

In a new study from the University of British Columbia (UBC), researchers have discovered a surprising new source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions—bicarbonates hidden...

UBC Researchers Develop Diagnostic Tool for Detecting Cryptosporidium

Using a small and inexpensive biosensor, researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have developed a novel low-cost technique that quickly and accurately...

Model Decisions: Cost-Based & Value-Based Stormwater Infrastructure

Stormwater drainage systems are our first line of defence against pluvial flooding. In recent years, many Canadian studies have pointed to the abysmal state...

Canada and India Partner for Safe Drinking Water

The federal government has selected the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnership to Accelerate Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS) as the winner of the Canada-India...

The Other 99 Per Cent

“If you can’t measure, you can’t manage.” This mantra, well known and oft-repeated, couldn’t be truer than in recent years, especially as the potential...

Interview: Peter Holmes

Vancouver-based photographer Peter Holmes was doing his political science undergrad at the University of British Columbia when he concluded that academic research was having...

Urgent Delivery

Contaminated drinking water is a major source of concern for small and rural communities (SRCs) including First Nations reserves. Many small communities have water...

Bakker Named in Top 40 Under 40

Dr. Karen Bakker has been named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40. Bakker was born in Montreal and raised in Ottawa. She completed her...

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