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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.
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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).
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Advancing The World’s Bio-Economy

As featured on UBC's Office of the Vice President Research & International
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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.
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October 28, 2015

Green Bio-Products Information Session

Find out how a Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) degree in Green Bio-Products can help take your career to the next level.
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October 1, 2015

Seminar: Topics in Microfluidics and Sensing Technology

BORIS STOEBER, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UBC and Canada Research Chair in Microfluidics and Sensing Technology
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Design and development of a Natural Fibre Quality Analyzer

PPC researchers designed and built a proprietary instrument that will be used for testing different mechanical and physical properties of natural fibres used in composite material applications in industries such as the automotive, aviation and manufacturing industries.
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Tiny wires could provide a big energy boost

Yarns of niobium nanowire can make supercapacitors to provide a surge of energy when it’s needed
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China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy Research & Innovation (C-C JCBERI)

The China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy Research & Innovation (C-C JCBERI) opened on August 15, 2015
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September 23, 2015

Event: INNOVATE 2015

In an evening of thought-provoking, seven-minute presentations, learn why faculty are passionate about their work.
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