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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 […]

Clean Energy Pathways and Strategies to Meet British Columbia’s Decarbonization Targets

January 31, 2022

A team of engineers at the University of British Columbia has found that British Columbia’s current plan to meet its Paris emissions reduction targets for 2030, as set out in CleanBC: Roadmap to 2030, will not be successful unless drastic changes are made to the way the province produces and uses clean and renewable energy. […]

Faculty of Applied Science News

  • Three UBC students named engineering ambassadors Three UBC Engineering undergraduate students have received Ambassador Awards from the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF). Each year, the CEMF selects several outstanding women from across Canada "to act as ambassadors for the engineering profession and to serve as role models for other young women." […]
  • It’s getting better for trans, bisexual and gay youth – but there’s still room to improve What are the challenges that trans, bisexual and gay youth still face in B.C.? Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, non-binary, queer and questioning (2SLGBTQ+) young people in B.C. still face higher rates of discrimination […]
  • Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc appointed UBC School of Nursing director for second term Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc, Professor and Distinguished University Scholar, has been reappointed as director of the UBC School of Nursing. Under Dr. Saewyc’s leadership, the school has grown significantly in size and prominence over the past five years. Tied for first […]
  • Shaping water Engineering researchers at the University of British Columbia have found a simple way to create soft structures of various shapes and sizes using oil and water.  The new technique, which was recently described in the journal Small, may help usher in the next generation of ultra-light and flexible electronics, as […]

Upcoming Events

  • May
    30

    CCBN CERC May Seminar – Fernando Preto

    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    This seminar is co-sponsored by UBC Clean Energy Research Centre and CCBN. May 30, 2022 @ 4:00 PM Abstract Coming soon Fernando Preto Research Scientist CanmetENERGY NRCan Biography Coming soon Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 618 3687 7696 Passcode: 456676

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Past Events

  • Apr
    27

    Biogas Research Progress in China

    4:00 pm – 5:00:pm

    This seminar is co-sponsored by China-Canada Bioenergy Network & UBC Clean Energy Research Centre  April 27, 2022 @ 4:00 PM Abstract Facing the challenge to mitigate climate change, carbon neutrality and global methane pledge strategies have been developed and implemented. Photo-synthesis is a natural direct air capture, all carbon in bio-waste is from photo-synthesis, and...

  • Mar
    31

    Understanding Air Quality with Lower-cost Sensors: Technical and Community Considerations for Impactful Research

    12:30 pm – 1:30:pm

    This seminar is co-sponsored by UBC Clean Energy Research Centre and UBC IRES REGISTER in advance for this Zoom seminar. March 31, 2022 @ 12:30 PM Abstract Abstract: Increasingly, lower-cost air pollution sensors are being used by academics, govern-ment agencies and community organizations to understand local patterns of air quality and the impacts of sources such...

  • Mar
    21

    Advanced Production of Renewable Fuel and Chemicals

    4:00 pm – 5:00:pm

    This seminar is co-sponsored by UBC Clean Energy Research Centre and CCBN. March 21, 2022 @ 4:00 PM Abstract Increasingly, lower-cost air pollution sensors are being used by academics, govern-ment agencies and community organizations to understand local patterns of air quality and the impacts of sources such as traffic and wildfires. Given that this research...

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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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 […]