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Professor Theo van de Ven received the John S. Bates Memorial Gold Medal

Published: 18Feb2019

The John S. Bates Memorial Gold Medal is the highest distinction awarded to a Member of PAPTAC (the Pulp And Paper Technical Association of Canada). The Gold Medal is in recognition of long term...

Textiles from trees: what's old is new again

Published: 11Feb2019

Two McGill chemistry professors, Theo van de Ven and Jean-Philip Lumb, have developed a new way to make textiles from cellulose, the basic building block of plants, in a breakthrough that has the...

Creating attraction between molecules deep in the periodic table

Published: 22Jan2019

Imagine a waterproof computer. It’s not going to happen tomorrow, but it may no longer be a pipedream since a McGill-led international research team has shown for the first time that it is possible...

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