News and Events

July 8, 2013

Seminar Notice – July 12, 2013

Dr. Lisbeth Olsson, Professor and Co-Director at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, will be presenting a seminar on Friday July 12, 2013 from 9:00-9:30 am in the Forest Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall, Room 2916. Please join us to hear a talk on “Bio-based Economy Possibilities and Challenges: A Swedish Perspective”. Abstract: Our society […]
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April 25, 2013

Canfor Pulp 2013 Grants Program Announced

The Pulp and Paper Centre and Canfor wish to announce the 2013 competition in the Canfor Pulp Grants Program. As you may recall, this program supports research at UBC in collaboration with Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership.
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March 27, 2013

UBC in Pulp and Paper Canada – Rethinking Refining

The quest to reduce energy consumption is driving research programs and process changes that will help mechanical pulp mills employ more low-consistency refining.
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March 19, 2013

Professor Keller’s Presentation is available online

Investigating the Complex Structure of Low Density Fibrous Webs Using X-Radiographic and Micro-Compression Techniques ...
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January 10, 2013

Job Openings at FPInnovations

FPInnovations is among the world’s largest private, non-profit research centers working in forest research. The organization helps the Canadian forest industry to develop pathbreaking solutions based on the unique attributes of Canada’s forest resources, favoring a sustainable development approach and taking full advantage of the industry’s considerable scientific, technological and commercial capital. There are currently […]
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November 8, 2012

Forestry sector takes chemistree 101

Nelson Bennett story in Business Vancouver - Burnaby biorefinery says tree compounds could replace plastics and other oil products
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November 7, 2012

Dr. Arthur J. Ragauskas Seminar: Biorefining – Making a Difference

Research Seminar presentation will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 10:15-11:15 am in the CHBE building – 2360 East Mall – Room 202
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July 23, 2012

Process Engineer Job Opportunity at Lignol

Lignol is a Burnaby, BC based Canadian company undertaking the development of biorefining technologies ...
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June 18, 2012

UBC partnership with Lee and Man looks towards the new bio-economy

The Pulp and Paper Centre recently entered into a research partnership with paper manufacturing giant Lee and Man of Hong Kong. he research is aimed at creating new technologies and processes to convert fast growing, renewable bio-mass into high value chemicals and materials
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June 13, 2012

UBC partners with Mercer International to establish industrial research chair in Advanced Forest Bio-Products Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Pulp and Paper Centre in the Faculty of Applied Science at UBC have recently established a $1 million partnership with Mercer International
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