Björken, Umeå

From Waste to Wealth using Green Chemistry

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Welcome to SLU for a lecture by this year’s honorary doctor at the faculty of forest sciences, professor James Clark, York University.

James Clark is director of the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE), an international pioneer in his research field with the objective to apply chemistry to biomaterials from forests and agriculture in an environmentally friendly way. He is also the founder and board member of the Biorenewables Development Centre, a link between research and industry to develop environmentally friendly processes and products. He founded the journal Green Chemistry and has produced a long list of his own research articles and books. Together with his research team, Professor Clark has collaborated with the Department of Forest Biomaterials and Technology (SBT) at SLU in Umeå for many years, both in teaching and research, and he has been a unique source of inspiration.

Time: 2016-08-30 14:00 - 15:00
City: Umeå
Location: Björken
Organiser: Faculty of Forest Sciences

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