Discarded lobster shells can become batteries, plastics: UBC chemist
UBC chemist Mark MacLachlan has other plans for the tasty crustacean.
Aug 23, 2016
Nanomaterials and isotope researchers awarded $3.3 million
UBC researchers studying nanomaterials and isotopes received a $3.3 million boost in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
May 16, 2014
UBC faculty named Fellows of Royal Society of Canada, chemistry prof awarded medal
Seven UBC professors were inducted into the Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences in Canada.
Oct 2, 2013
UBC researchers create iridescent glass that can reflect UV or infrared light
Using nanocrystals of cellulose, the main component of pulp and paper, chemistry researchers at the UBC have created glass films that have applications for energy conservation in building design because of their ability to reflect specific wavelengths of light, such as ultra violet, visible or infrared.
Nov 17, 2010