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Congratulations Flavia Braghiroli!

28 June 2017
Flavia, a CRMR-UQAT postdoctoral fellow, has received a $ 140,000 Banting-NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship over two years. She will study the potential of using  wood residues in the development of new absorbent materials. For additio... Continue reading »

Conference presented by Denis Rodrigue

7 June 2017
The talk presented on June 6th by Denis Rodrigue and intititled « Nouveaux développements dans le domaine des composites avec les fibres et les biopolymères du bois » is now available online at: http://bit.ly/confRodrigue... Continue reading »

Congratulations Nicolas Auclair

30 May 2017
Nicolas successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled «Développement et amélioration d'un polymère issu de la biomasse et provenant en partie du bois». Examining committee members were: Nancy Gélinas (President), Bernard Riedl ... Continue reading »


Pharmacological potential of maples from Canada

28 August 2017
Picture : Red maple buds   Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) and red maple (Acer rubrum) are both of high commercial value in Canada, either for the production of maple syrup than for the quality of their timber. Recent studies have revealed another richness of the maples: their active molecules, contained in the bark, branches, leaves and twigs. Identified as belonging mainly to the polyphenol family, these molecules have pharmacological, cosmetic and nutrac... Continue reading »

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