CBU Work Study Bursary Program: Research Chemist for Biochar Applications, 2019W006


Generation of biochar from fishery waste for use in concrete production.


First year University level Chemistry, lab experience a benefit but not required.


  • Literature review and reporting
  • Covert waste into Biochar
  • Characterize Biochar
  • Test Biochar in concrete applications

Application Details

Hours:  All positions are part-time, hours TBD

Learning Outcomes

Students synthesize and characterize their own material. All students are trained for independent operation of our on-site equipment, and senior BSc students, technicians, and postdoctoral researchers are paired with the BSc students on the projects, providing laboratory supervision.

Students will learn green chemistry initiatives and learn how applied research and fundamental research are critically linked.

Only eligible students can apply to a CBU Work Study Bursary position.  To determine eligibility and to complete an application, go to:  


If eligible, send resume, cover letter and an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program to:  awards@cbu.ca Submissions that do not include an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program will not be considered.  All applications must also reference the above Job Number.

Forward resume and cover letter to:  awards@cbu.ca