Posts Tagged ‘India’

Live-in for Literacy camps out at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

Jan. 17, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Lovers of literacy and libraries are invited to come by and show their support for Live-in for Literacy, which begins this Tuesday on the second-floor foyer of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. From January 17 to 26, students will once again “camp” at the Learning Centre in order to raise funds to build one or more libraries in a developing country.

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UBC establishes significant new on-the-ground presence in India

Nov. 10, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia is deepening its commitment to India by opening offices in Bangalore and New Delhi and establishing partnerships with leading universities and research institutions across India.

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Auto-rickshaw. Photo credit: Conor Reynolds

Clean fuel worsens climate impacts for some vehicle engines: UBC study

Mar. 1, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A pioneering program by one of the world’s largest cities to switch its vehicle fleet to clean fuel has not significantly improved harmful vehicle emissions in more than 5,000 vehicles – and worsened some vehicles’ climate impacts – a new UBC study finds.

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