News and Noteworthy



We are happy to celebrate the accomplishments and newsworthy events of the NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass and Waste to Boindustrial Resources colleagues, team members and partners.  

* Interdisciplinary research team investigating ‘forever chemicals’ in water systems, Western News, September 8, 2022

* Could bio coal be the answer the steel industry needs to carbonize?, CBC, September 7, 2022

With green bins approved, London looks at next steps to reduce trash, The London Free Press, April 19, 2021

*  On March 25, 2021, Shokooh Karami successfully passed her MESc thesis examination with her project entitled ” Slow Pyrolysis of Vomitoxin-Contaminated Corn in a Batch Reactor”. Congratulations, Shokooh!! Well done!!

*   On August 14, 2020 Chiara Barbiero successfully defended her PhD thesis.  Congratulations to Chiara for an outstanding job. We will miss her at ICFAR and we wish her every success as she starts her career in Kelowna, BC

*   Congratulations to graduate student Neha Batta, MESc candidate, who has been awarded the Ross and Jean Clark Scholarship award of $ 1,100, April 24, 2020

*   London rolls out recycling trial targeting typically trashed plastics, The London Free Press, December 3, 2019

*   New chair looks to ensure "nothing is waste", Western News, October 17, 2019

*   Titan Clean Energy wins plastics challenge from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, from Environment and Climate Change Canada, August 9, 2019

*   Worth-from-waste workers want to widen the web, The London Free Press, March 6, 2018