IC-IMPACTS Newsletter - Nov 2015
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2016 Summer Institute Launched - Apply Now

IC-IMPACTS is hosting the 2016 Summer Institute in Edmonton, Alberta focusing on Nanotechnology.  Graduate students across Canada and India are invited to apply.

IC-IMPACTS Launches New Call for Demonstration Projects

A new Call for Proposals has launched focusing on projects that have completed their research phase and are ready to be tested in real-world environments.  This call will be on-going and researchers across Canada and India are encouraged to apply.

IC-IMPACTS Provides Clean Water to First Nations Communities

An IC-IMPACTS project led by Dr. Madjid Mohseni and Dr. Pierre Berube is providing cleaner water to Lytton First Nation, Tl’azt’en Nation and Texada Island in BC.

Have an Interesting Story? Send it Our Way!

As readers of the IC-IMPACTS newsletter, we openly invite you to submit newsworthy stories to us.  If you have related news or events, please send them to and we’ll add it to our distribution.

IC-IMPACTS Moves to New Office


IC-IMPACTS recently celebrated Diwali with the opening of our new office. Our new address is listed below, email addresses and phone numbers remain unchanged.  Drop by and check out the new space!

Unit 305, 6190 Agronomy Road

The University of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

Developing a Handheld Device to Better Detect E-Coli

Dr. Thomas Thundat at the University of Alberta is developing a handheld sensor that detects and communicates whether water is unsafe to drink due to E Coli contamination.  While results from labs normally take 48 hours, his technology can communicate results within an hour, decreasing potential illnesses.

Meet Fuhar Dixit, Chair of the Student Engagement Committee


IC-IMPACTS created a Student Engagement Committee tasked to engage students on all of the Centre’s projects.  Led by Fuhar Dixit, the committee is focused on creating a strong dialogue between students across Canada and India.  If you’re a student on an IC-IMPACTS project, contact Fuhar with your ideas!

New Webinar Series Launched for Students

In its effort to extend the learning experience of students working on research projects, IC-IMPACTS launched a monthly online series where students can learn new skills and techniques from a variety of speakers. If you're an student on an IC-IMPACTS project, please contact Helena Fehr for more information.
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