News and Events

January 30, 2015

Aero chocolate-style paper could create bubbles in the construction and packaging sectors

James Olson and his team are heading to PaperWeek Conference 2015, Montreal, Feb. 2-5, where their work on novel cellulose foam material will be featured.
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January 22, 2015

Professional Development Courses

The Pulp and Paper Centre now 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.
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January 16, 2015

Seminar: Polymer Based Smart Materials, Nanocomposites and Structures

Doing More with Less –Polymer Based Smart Materials, Nanocomposites and Structures by Dr. Syed Reza Rizvi, Postdoctoral Fellow, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto
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Job Opportunities at Scion

Scion is a Crown Research Institute that specializes in research, science and technology development for forestry, wood product and wood-derived materials.
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January 6, 2015

Shape-Shifting Paper: TEDx Talk

Ata Sina, PPC researcher and master's student in Mechanical Engineering was selected to speak at TEDx RenfrewCollingwood on October 25, 2014. View his talk here!
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November 28, 2014

UBC Engineering Open House – Nov. 29

Media Advisory | Nov 17, 2014 UBC Engineering Open House: learn how engineers save the world Did you know engineers do more than build bridges and design fast cars? Engineers help prevent disease, reduce poverty and create solutions to protect people and our planet. Discover how at UBC Engineering Open House Saturday, November 29, 9am-3pm, in the […]
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October 27, 2014

Meritorious Achievement Award

At APEGBC’s October 24th President’s Award Gala, Professor James Olson, P.Eng, received the 2014 Meritorious Achievement Award for his outstanding technical achievements and leadership in advancing BC’s pulp and paper industry.
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September 26, 2014

TEDx selects PPC Researcher

Ata Sina, PPC researcher and current master’s student in Mechanical Engineering, has been selected as one of the speakers at this year’s TEDx RenfrewCollingwood Talks.  The 2014 theme is “Rock, Paper, Scissors”.  The talks will present a diversa range of speakers who will relate to these topics in serious, fun and cutting-edge ways.  Ata will […]
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September 15, 2014

Spotlight: Raymond Lee of Lee & Man

The Pulp and Paper Centre at the University of British Columbia entered into a research partnership with paper manufacturing giant Lee and Man back in 2012. The research is aimed at creating new technologies and processes to convert fast growing, renewable bio-mass into high value chemicals and materials. The research aims to optimize and improve […]
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Research Day 2014 set for October 1st

With the success of Research Day 2013, the CHBE Graduate Students Club with support from the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at UBC are set to host another Research Day on October 1st.  Registration deadlines have been extended so it is not too late to register and get in on the fun. Research Day 2014 […]
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