Photo collage of Nemy Banthia receiving Global Citizenship Award by UBC President Professor Santa J. Ono at alumni UBC 2018 ceremony on November 15, 2018
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Posted November 29, 2018

Dr. Banthia Receives 2018 Global Citizenship Award

On November 15, 2018, Dr. Nemy Banthia (pictured above left) was awarded the Global Citizenship Award at the alumni UBC 2018 Achievement Awards in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Global Citizenship Award [...]

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Tika Vaani Project - Team Meeting 3 in India
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Posted November 23, 2018

IC-IMPACTS Researcher and Indian Partner Win Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Award

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations award of USD $100,000 to IC-IMPACTS Principal Investigator Dr. Mira Johri (Canada) and collaborator Dr. Aaditeshwar Seth [...]

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Photo collage represents three themes at IC-IMPACTS: View of buildings looking skyward, medical practitioner doing a blood test, and researcher pouring liquid from a cylinder to a test tube
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Posted October 17, 2018

IC-IMPACTS Theme Leads

The Canada-India Research Centre of Excellence, IC-IMPACTS, and its partners develop and implement community-based solutions to the most urgent needs of each nation: poor water quality, unsafe and unsustainable [...]

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Posted October 10, 2018

IC-IMPACTS Board Chair Spearheads $300,000 Student Award at Royal Roads

IC-MPACTS Board Chair Barj Dhahan and his wife Rita have pledged to donate $150,000 to Royal Roads University to create an award for underrepresented students. Royal Roads will match the [...]

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Picture of researcher with test equipment among plants doing testing
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Posted October 4, 2018

IC-IMPACTS Funds Four New Demonstration Projects

IC-IMPACTS has awarded funds to four new Innovative Demonstration Initiatives (IDI) projects in the deployment-ready stage of development related to IC-IMPACTS themes on safe and sustainable infrastructure, integrated water [...]

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Dettah First Nation, Yellowknife, NWT
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Posted August 2, 2018

IC-IMPACTS Strikes First Nation Working Group on Housing Innovations

Last month, IC-IMPACTS and the Assembly of First Nations co-hosted a Focus Group on Innovation in Design & Construction of First Nations Housing. As a result, a First Nations [...]

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Dr. Nemy Banthia and Irving Leblanc at First Nations Focus Group
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Posted July 26, 2018

IC-IMPACTS and Assembly of First Nations Hold Focus Group on Housing Innovations

On July 17, 2018, IC-IMPACTS and the Assembly of First Nations co-hosted a Focus Group on Innovation in Design & Construction of First Nations Housing. The focus group brought [...]

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Professor Nemy Banthia pictured at podium during a talk at 2018 IC-IMPACTS Research Conference
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Posted July 16, 2018

IC-IMPACTS CEO and Scientific Director Nemy Banthia wins Global Citizenship Award

Professor Nemy Banthia (pictured) wins this year’s Global Citizenship Award, one of eight prestigious 2018 alumni UBC Achievement Awards that honour inspiring members of the UBC community. As the [...]

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Picture of Mrs. Abhilasha Joshi, Consul General of India, at podium delivering welcome remarks at 2018 IC-IMPACTS Research Conference
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Posted June 29, 2018

IC-IMPACTS Hosts 2018 Research Conference and Highlights Opportunities for Collaboration

On June 14, 2018, IC-IMPACTS hosted its 2018 Research Conference in the Fred Kaiser Building on UBC’s Vancouver Campus. The event welcomed dignitaries and brought together researchers, students, universities, [...]

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Picture of UBC-IMPACTS-UBC students meet with Andrew Wilkinson and Barj Dhahan
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Posted June 26, 2018

IC-IMPACTS-UBC Students Meet with Andrew Wilkinson and Barj Dhahan to Discuss Opportunities for Researchers

On June 20, 2018, IC-IMPACTS-UBC students (right) and other guests met with the leader of the BC Liberal Party Mr. Andrew Wilkinson (middle) and IC-IMPACTS Board Chair Mr. Barj Dhahan [...]

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