News and Events

Latest issue of Pulp Digest out now!

PPC’s quarterly newsletter.

French-press coffee maker press inspires ‘drying’ discovery

French-press coffee maker press inspires ‘drying’ discovery

Removing water from liquid-solid mixtures rapidly and effectively has long been a particular challenge for industries such as papermaking, wastewater treatment and mining.

Dr. Santa Ono to become UBC President and Vice Chancellor
PPC’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Photos

PPC’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Photos

Photos from PPC’s 30th Anniversary Open House, May 28, 2016, now available.

Linneborn Prize awarded to Prof. Jack Saddler

Linneborn Prize awarded to Prof. Jack Saddler

The Johannes Linneborn Prize was established in 1994 to honour scientific, technical or managerial merit in the development of biomass, attained over a long period of continuous achievements. It is primarily a European Award but can occasionally be awarded to a Non-European.

APSC Rising Stars 2016

APSC Rising Stars 2016

The stars of UBC Applied Science are people passionate about their chosen field and those that inspire others by making meaningful contributions to the betterment of society. Congratulations to Nick McIntosh for being chosen in 2016.

PPC’s 30th Anniversary Celebrations

PPC’s 30th Anniversary Celebrations

The Centre turns 30! Come celebrate at our May 28th Open House. Tell your friends!

2016 3MT

2016 3MT

PPC’s Jingqian Chen, PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering, participated in the 2016 3MT Finals. Her presentation was on “Paper Inside Out: Secret Ingredient for Better Paper Strength”.

Job Opportunity: PPC Lab Technician

UPDATE: This job position has now been filled (April 4, 2016)
UPDATE: The job posting is now closed (March 14.16) The Pulp and Paper Centre is currently accepting applications for a full-time Lab Technician to work with the Energy Reduction in Mechanical Pulping research program.

Clean water no longer a pipe dream

Clean water no longer a pipe dream

Madjid Mohseni, PPC Faculty Associate, has been working with remote and First Nations communities for more than 15 years to develop local, reliable water treatment systems. In this Q&A, he explains how his team helped design a water treatment system for a First Nations community in Lytton, B.C.