News and Events

April 22, 2015

Technical Training Course – Summer term

The Pulp and Paper Centre is offering two Technical Training courses over the summer term. Open to all UBC Engineering students. Get hands-on experience, gain technical skills and knowledge before applying for jobs in industry. Limited registration now open.
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March 20, 2015

Seminar Notice

Dr. Ning Yan will give a seminar on "Bark Bio-refinery: Conversion of Bark Biomass Residues to Valued Added “Green” Chemical Products"
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February 4, 2015

Call for Abstracts

The 5th International Conference on Biorefinery (ICBB2015) will be held at the University of British Columbia in August 2015. Call for Abstracts deadline is March 31st.
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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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