September 22, 2016

Keep warm and cosy with canola

Alberta researchers work out how to use canola in insulation, creating a potential new industry.

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August 23, 2016

Polyol made from canola oil leading to new greener products

Spray foam, wall and roofing panels among newly created environmentally-friendly products being commercialized thanks to new conversion process.

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May 11, 2016

“Impact Innovation 2016” – Alberta Innovates Bio-Solutions’s an annual public outreach speaker session

“Following the Path of the Labyrinth: from Canola Oil to Enlightened Products”
presentation by Prof. Jonathan Curtis (Lipid Chemistry Group) at Alberta Innovates Bio-Solutions’s “Impact Innovation 2016” an annual public outreach speaker session

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November 6, 2015

2015 ASTech Awards & Next Gen Innovators Showcase

Lipid Chemistry Group WON the 2015 ASTech Apllied Technology Award for “Outstanding Achievement in Applied Technology and Innovation”!

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November 13, 2015

UAlberta wins big at ASTech Awards

University researchers prominent among latest winners of Alberta’s highest honours in science and technology

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November 16, 2015

Polyols and soils projects win top Alberta science honours

ALES researchers have won Alberta’s highest science and technology honours for two of the faculty’s most prominent projects featuring green benefits.

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April 8, 2011

102nd AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, May 1-4, 2011, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

All of our four research work sent to 102nd AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo were accepted for oral presentation.

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October 8, 2010

Lipid materials could decrease dependence on fossil fuels

A team of University of Alberta researchers are developing a new use for vegetable oils that will allow manufacturers to reduce their dependence on petroleum sources.

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