UBC celebrates Holi

Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival marking the beginning of spring. There are several mythological stories related to the origin of the festival, but we know that the festival is celebrated with a variety of colours, water balloons and water guns. Traditionally, natural plant-derived colours such as turmeric, neem and dhak are used with […]

International Day of Forests

The United Nations General Assembly declared March 21st as the International Day of Forests. The day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. It was only natural for the PPC to celebrate this important day, so they hosted a one-hour nature walk around Totem Park forest on the UBC campus. […]

UBC Board appoints Dr. Arvind Gupta president and vice chancellor

Media Release | March 12, 2014 A renowned expert in research and innovation policy who has forged close collaborations between universities, civil society and business has been appointed the 13th president and vice chancellor of the University of British Columbia. Dr. Arvind Gupta is currently chief executive officer and scientific director of Mitacs, a not-for-profit […]

FIBRE Western Canada Workshop

The FIBRE Cross-Country/Cross-Linking Workshops were held over the last several months with a goal of bringing together regional members of FIBRE from all eight networks to enhance FIBRE’s mission to further develop the synergies between networks, which have been fostered over the past year. The Pulp and Paper Centre was lucky enough to help organize […]

Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology

A two-day course sponsored by the Advanced Papermaking Initiative at the University of British Columbia: Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology, APRIL 10-11, 2014 (Registration is limited) Who should attend: This introductory-level course is suitable for current engineering students, including coop, along with recently hired engineers working in BC pulp and paper mills and supporting […]

News and Events

  • UBC celebrates Holi Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival marking the beginning of spring. There are several mythological stories related to the origin of the festival, but we know that the festival is celebrated with a variety of colours, water balloons and water guns. Traditionally, natural plant-derived colours such as turmeric, neem and dhak are used with […]
  • FIBRE Conference, Call for Volunteers The 2nd FIBRE Conference is coming to UBC on May 12-15, 2014. Behind every great event is a group of dedicated volunteers, it’s not possible to have a conference without this support. FIBRE needs students/post docs to help with the conference in the following areas: liaison persons, student workshops, student poster sessions, the information desk […]
  • International Day of Forests The United Nations General Assembly declared March 21st as the International Day of Forests. The day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. It was only natural for the PPC to celebrate this important day, so they hosted a one-hour nature walk around Totem Park forest on the UBC campus. […]
  • UBC Board appoints Dr. Arvind Gupta president and vice chancellor Media Release | March 12, 2014 A renowned expert in research and innovation policy who has forged close collaborations between universities, civil society and business has been appointed the 13th president and vice chancellor of the University of British Columbia. Dr. Arvind Gupta is currently chief executive officer and scientific director of Mitacs, a not-for-profit […]
  • UBC’s fourth annual Three Minute Thesis competition UBC’s fourth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition has kicked off with a flurry of outstanding presentations as graduate students challenge themselves and each other to inform us about their research in just three minutes. This year more than 80 graduate students have taken on the challenge to participate, have honed their public speaking skills, […]

Welcome to the UBC - Pulp and Paper Centre

A University-Industry Partnership for Innovation and Education The Pulp and Paper Centre is an inter-disciplinary, cross-faculty research centre with specialized laboratories and offices for graduate students, post doctoral fellows, research engineers and faculty who conduct research for the benefit of the current and future pulp and paper industry. The centre serves to bring together faculty and student researchers to work collaboratively with the manufacturing industry, utilities, supplier industry, consultants and government agencies.  The centre also serves as a point of entry for the industry looking to the university for innovative solutions, new technology and educational programs. The Centre brings together the faculties of Applied Science, Forestry and Science, with participation of the Departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metals and Materials Engineering, Chemistry and the School of Architecture. For more information on the research and initiatives of the centre you can contact: James Olson, Ph.D., P.Eng. Director, Pulp and Paper Centre Professor, Mechanical Engineering Email: James.Olson@ubc.ca Phone: +1 604.822-5705 Directors Message: (here)

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