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Poor air quality kills 5.5 million worldwide annually
February 12, 2016

Poor air quality kills 5.5 million worldwide annually

New research shows that more than 5.5 million people die prematurely every year due to household and outdoor air pollution.

LATEST NEWS

 

UBC-led study finds beliefs about all-knowing gods fosters co-operation

Beliefs about all-knowing, punishing gods may have played a key role in the development of modern-day states, according to a UBC-led study published in Nature.

UBC researchers discover new glass technology

Imagine if the picture window in your living room could double as a giant thermostat or big screen TV. A discovery by researchers has brought us one step closer to this becoming a reality.

Hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser and renowned Vij restaurateurs among UBC Centennial honorary degree recipients

UBC will recognize 13 Centennial honorary degree recipients during spring graduation ceremonies, among them Olympic gold medal hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser and Vij’s restaurateurs Vikram Vij and Meeru Dhalwala.

OPINIONS

 

Humanity’s best friend deserves legal recognition

Stanley Coren, a dog expert and an emeritus professor at UBC, is calling for legal recognition of the sentience of dogs.

ATHLETICS

 

Clutch defence helps UBC win first game of the 'World' Cup

The UBC Thunderbirds won the first leg of the 2016 edition of the 'World' Cup series, earning a come-from-behind 20-15 victory over the California Golden Bears.

ARTS AND CULTURE

 

A Conversation with Branford Marsalis

NEA Jazz Master and GRAMMY Award winning saxophonist, composer and bandleader Branford Marsalis talks about his musical upbringing and fascinating career path.

VIDEO

 

Raj Patel: How Will We Eat In The Future?

UBC Reads Sustainability presents author Raj Patel, academic, journalist, activist and writer.
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