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CHBE PhD Student Wins 1st Place in the 2018 CSChE Graduate Student Poster Competition

Mehr Negar Mirvakili, CHBE graduate doctoral candidate, presented a paper and a poster at the Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering Conference this fall in Toronto.  Congratulations to Negar, as she was awarded first place in the Graduate Student Poster Competition for her poster, “Effect of Surface Wettability on Optical Properties of Casted Microfibrillated Cellulose Films”.

APSC Team Receives Award For Innovative Safety Leadership

  The APSC Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC) received the Innovative Safety Leadership award at this year’s UBC Safety Day, which took place on October 3, 2018, in the UBC Student Nest’s Great Hall. The team was recognized for being proactive, embarking on new initiatives that enhance safety culture and inspiring others in their area to share […]

UBC BioMod Team Wins 3rd Place at International BioMod Nanoscale Design Competition

The UBC BioMod team, Cheeky Nanos, traveled to San Francisco for the annual international BioMod nanoscale design competition for college students.  The team led by co-captains Siddarth Raghuvanshi (4th year CHBE) and Bridget La Prarie (3rd year CHBE), developed a project, DNA for Leukemia Treatment: An Antibody-Drug Conjugate Alternative, for the competition. BioMod competition deliverables included creating and […]

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