James McGill Society: Hundred Year History of Pulp and Paper at McGill, 1913-2013


Maass Chemistry Building Ruttan Room, Room 322, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B8, CA
Dr. Theo van de Ven
James McGill Society and McGill-Montreal Chapter of Sigma Xi (The Canadian Interdisciplinary Research Society) present

Hundred Year History of Pulp and Paper at McGill, 1913-2013

by Dr. Theo van de Ven

Friday, April 19, 2013
Otto Maass Chemistry Building

Reception: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Ruttan Room
Room 322

Presentation: 6:00 p.m.
Room 10

James McGill Society One Hundred and Sixty-First Meeting

With the 1913 removal of the American tariff on newsprint, Pulp and Paper emerged as a major Canadian industry. Following World War I, Cellulose and Polymer Chemistry emerged as strong research areas, supported by the Pulp and Paper Research Institute that opened at McGill in 1927. 

Dr. van de Ven is Paprican/NSERC Industrial Research Chair in "Colloid and Papermaking Chemistry" and Director, Pulp and Paper Research Centre

This meeting will be followed by the Annual Banquet of the McGill – Montreal Chapter of Sigma Xi at 

Thomson House
3650 McTavish Street
7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
$40.00 per person

Members of the James McGill Society wishing to attend the banquet should contact

Professor M. A. Whitehead
Department of Chemistry
tony.whitehead [at] mcgill.ca