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Dr. David Wilkinson Receives Award from the Electrochemical Society

August 2, 2022

CHBE Professor, Associate Head and Canadian Research Chair in Clean Energy and Electrochemical Technologies (Tier 1), David P. Wilkinson, received the Canada Section Electrochemical Award from The Electrochemical Society in June of 2022.

Call for Nomination for John Tiedje Fellowships in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

May 5, 2022

Deadline: May 30, 2022 Award Amount: $20,000 About the Award John Tiedje was a graduate of the Department of Chemical Engineering at UBC who went on to a successful career with Imperial Oil, where he was responsible for developing several new processes for converting petroleum into value-added products. He served as manager of Esso Frances research lab […]

Faculty of Applied Science News

  • Roots are taking shape for UBC Okanagan’s Indigenous Micro-Forest A version of this article originally appeared on UBC Okanagan School of Engineering. New funding from the Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund will enable relationship building with the Syilx Okanagan People to establish an Indigenous-inspired natural space for teaching and learning. The Indigenous Micro-Forest […]
  • UBC Applied Science projects receive $3M in research infrastructure investment Nineteen UBC Applied Science research projects to improve people’s health and safety have been awarded over $2.9 million in research infrastructure support through the BC Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF). The projects – led by professors in the School of Nursing, chemical […]
  • New tools from UBC Nursing aim to improve care for people experiencing substance use stigma A version of this article originally appeared on UBC News. Stigma and discrimination associated with substance use, known as substance use stigma, contribute directly to significant harms and barriers to care. Due to widespread negative attitudes […]
  • UBC and TEBO Group launch research partnership TEBO Group of Industries, a global sustainable industrial developer, and The University of British Columbia (UBC) are embarking on an innovative research partnership aimed at driving highly sustainable and carbon-efficient construction and infrastructure technology. The collaboration will bring together TEBO engineers with researchers at […]

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2022 PICS Opportunity Projects call for proposals

May 11, 2022

Do you have a high-impact climate solutions research project? PICS’ OPP may be for you You can apply beginning April 28, 2022 to get your high-impact climate solutions proposal funded by the PICS Opportunity Projects Program (OPP). OPP supports new and emerging leaders to pursue bold and impactful climate solutions research. PICS is open to […]

Mitacs Elevate Spring 2022

May 11, 2022

Mitacs Elevate provides critical career and skills training to postdoctoral fellows through real-world collaborations.   This call, we have increased postdoctoral funding from $60,000 per year to $80,000 per year for two-year research projects in key priority sectors. We are accepting proposals in seven thematic areas, including four from last year. The complete list of […]

Discovery Horizons (pilot)

May 11, 2022

We would like to inform you of the Discovery Horizons call for proposals. The Discovery Horizons program provides NSERC’s entry-point to the tri-agency interdisciplinary peer-review mechanism.  The deadline to submit a Letter of Intent is June 16, 2022.

Call for Nomination for John Tiedje Fellowships in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

May 5, 2022

Deadline: May 30, 2022 Award Amount: $20,000 About the Award John Tiedje was a graduate of the Department of Chemical Engineering at UBC who went on to a successful career with Imperial Oil, where he was responsible for developing several new processes for converting petroleum into value-added products. He served as manager of Esso Frances research lab […]

Congratulations to the winners of John Tiedje Fellowship in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

December 4, 2020

2020-2021: Alexandre Babin and Steven Zimmerman 2019-2020: Joseph English and Eric Lee About the Award John Tiedje was a graduate of the Department of Chemical Engineering at UBC who went on to a successful career with Imperial Oil, where he was responsible for developing several new processes for converting petroleum into value-added products. He served as […]

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CERC 2021-2022 Annual Report

June 30, 2022

Over the past year, CERC members have collectively made significant progress in research, development and outreach activities even under the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. Read more about some highlights from the past year.

WORLD ENERGY TRANSITIONS OUTLOOK 2022

April 28, 2022

the Executive summary (shared by Mr. Wilfried Biya, Permanent Observer of IRENA to the United Nations and Chief of New York Office) of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)’s World Energy Transitions Outlook, which was released during the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue on 29 March 2022. The Report outlines a pathway for the world to […]