News and Events

March 8, 2016

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.
Continue Reading

March 7, 2016

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.
Continue Reading

January 25, 2016

ProDev Courses for Engineering Students

The Pulp and Paper Centre offers various professional development courses, open to all Engineering students, including Coop. Get hands-on experience, gain technical skills and knowledge before applying for jobs in industry. Limited registration now open.
Continue Reading

January 19, 2016

Intro to Pulp & Paper Technology Course – Registration Open

Limited registration for Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology course is now open. Course runs April 13-15, 2016.
Continue Reading

January 8, 2016

Q&A with David McDonald

Interview with guest speaker David McDonald, President of JDMcD Consulting Inc. and former Vice-President, University Programs and Strategic Partnerships at FPInnovations.
Continue Reading

Pulp Digest

Latest PPC newsletter is now available.
Continue Reading

December 2, 2015

Boeing, Canadian Aviation Industry Launch Sustainable Aviation Biofuel Project

A consortium that includes Boeing will assess whether forest waste could also be harnessed to produce sustainable aviation biofuel using thermochemical processing.
Continue Reading

December 1, 2015

Cast-off cedar logs used for more than just heating at UBC

PPC faculty associate and assistant professor Heather Trajano is extracting valuable compounds from western red cedar waste wood (used to for heating and energy generation at UBC).
Continue Reading

Advancing The World’s Bio-Economy

As featured on UBC's Office of the Vice President Research & International
Continue Reading

November 24, 2015

Winter Holiday Paper Crafts Class

At PPC's Winter Holiday Paper Crafts class you will make beautiful holiday greeting cards, handmade wrapping paper, tree ornaments as well as plantable flower paper. Stay for the full 4 hours or pop in for a while.
Continue Reading