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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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July 25, 2014

New Power Smart program announced

NEWS RELEASE Jul 24, 2014   Energy efficiency investments to reduce costs for pulp and paper producers SURREY – Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review and Jessica McDonald, President and CEO of BC Hydro, announced a new Power Smart program that will reduce electricity costs for pulp and […]
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July 10, 2014

Pulp Friction

Featured story on Research Excellence UBC Annual Report, 2013-14 The path to advances in research in the forestry sector are being discovered and developed by Professor James Olson, associate dean for Research and Industrial Partnerships and former director of the UBC Pulp and Paper Centre (PPC). The way forward is clear: significantly reduce energy consumption […]
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July 2, 2014

Job Opportunity at Nalco

Every day, we make the world cleaner, safer and healthier – protecting people and vital resources. Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean […]
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June 6, 2014

PACWEST Conference 2014

The PACWEST Technical Conference symbolizes the interdependence of those who develop technology in the pulp and paper industry and the many suppliers of related materials and equipment. It provides an opportunity to network with peers, industry leaders and technical experts while enhancing professional development. Through the numerous sessions, short courses, roundtable discussions and the popular […]
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APSC Rising Stars 2014

The stars of UBC Applied Science are people passionate about their chosen field – architecture, community and regional planning, engineering and nursing – and those that inspire others by making meaningful contributions to the betterment of society. Congratulations to Ata Sina, MASc ’14, Mechanical Engineering and Pulp and Paper Centre researcher for being selected as […]
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June 4, 2014

Seminar: Powering a Sustainable & Clean Tomorrow

BC Bioenergy Network, in conjunction with the UBC Clean Energy Research Centre and UBC Pulp and Paper Centre, invite you to a special presentation by Dr. Sam Weaver, Founder and President of Proton Power, Inc. Date & Time: June 10, 2014, 12:00 – 1:00 PM Location: Room 2020/2030, Kaiser Building, 2332 Main Mall, Vancouver Topic: […]
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FIBRE Conference hosted at UBC

The 2nd FIBRE Conference (May 12-15, 2014) kicked off with a Big Bang on a sunny morning in May. More than 120 forest industry students attended the Student Workshop where they were asked which character they most identify with on the hit TV show the Big Bang Theory. It was an interesting exercise that prompted […]
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