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April 11, 2017

Sanofi Biogenius Canada British Columbia Regional Competition

The Sanofi Biogenius Canada (SBC) biotechnology competition (www.biogenius.ca) organized by Partners in Research (PIR), matches high school students with research faculty mentors to complete amazing hands-on bio-technology research projects.  Past elite research projects have ranged from cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, to agriculture and the environment. Many ideas have been patented and commercialized, garnering international media […]

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April 10, 2017

2017 Sanofi Biogenius competition

The Sanofi Biogenius Competition British Columbia Regional Competition, hosted by CHBE, APSC, and LSI For over two decades, the Sanofi Biogenius Canada (SBC) program has nurtured young minds and fostered great talent for the future, challenging high school students to carry out groundbreaking research projects in the field of biotechnology.Those selected for the SBC competition […]

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March 24, 2017

SPE International 2017 Regional Student Paper Competition: Canada Region

UBC, the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and the Society of Petroleum Engineering UBC Student Chapter are proud to host the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Regional Student Paper Contest: Canada Region on Saturday, March 25th.  Competition divisions are Undergraduate, Master, and PhD and students from across Canada are competing for the opportunity to […]

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March 22, 2017

Undergrads Compete at CEC 2017

4th-year Chemical Engineering undergraduate students Katherine Lai and Lisa Lee recently returned from the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) 2017 at the University of Calgary from March 2, 2017 to March 5, 2017. The students represented UBC in the Re-Engineering Competition. Their journey to CEC 2017 first started at UBC at the UBC Engineering Competition on […]

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March 21, 2017

RES’EAU-WaterNET and CHBE Welcome Chief Whitney and T’it’q’et First Nation



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March 7, 2017

2017 Life Sciences Start-Up Competition

    Two CHBE students, Vasilli Triandafilidi (PhD) and Athanasios Kritharis (3rd year U/G) are members of Tesseract Technologies, one of the 19 initial teams that participated in the 2nd Annual Life Sciences Start-Up Competition. The start-up competition was announced in September, and was open to teams of UBC students, post docs and research associates […]

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March 3, 2017

Special Seminar – Klaus S. Lackner – March 3

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Direct Air capture as a Tool for Carbon Management Speaker: Professor Klaus S. Lackner, Arizona State University Host: Dr. Naoko Ellis Time & Date: 1:00pm-1:50pm; March 3, 2017 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102 Abstract […]

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March 2, 2017

C-CJCBERI successfully organized Collaboration Strategies Workshop on Bioenergy and Bioeconomy”

  The China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy Research and Innovation (C-CJCBERI) will host the “Collaboration Strategies Workshop on Bioenergy and Bioeconomy” on Feburay 23rd 2017 at CHBE. This workshop is to gather researchers and industrial practitioners from clean energy especially bioenergy sector, as well as governments and service providers to share experiences, insights, and ideas […]

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Mangrove Water Technologies Wins $3 Million Grant in Global Carbon Reduction Competition

Congratulations to Mangrove Water Technologies! Mangrove Water Technologies, a new UBC spin-off company, will receive up to $3 million to help commercialize a technology developed at UBC that simultaneously converts carbon dioxide and saline wastewater into value-added chemicals and reusable water. Its economic and environmental impacts could be considerable. Formed by past and present members […]

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February 28, 2017

Killam Connection Public Scholarship Lecture – March 13 2017

Towards a Circular Economy: The Case of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area Date: March 13 2017 Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm Location: UBC Robson Square Theatre Join Jacqueline Cramer, professor, Utrecht University, the Netherlands for a discussion of the journey toward a circular economy, using the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area as an example. Jacqueline Cramer is strategic advisor of the […]

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