EBNet presents at ADBA National Conference – 11 Dec 19

The theme of this year’s Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association’s National Conference was ‘There’s no net zero without biogas’. EBNet’s Angie Bywater gave a presentation on how research is working to help achieve this ambition. Also included in this panel session were Dr Keith Simons (SHV Energy), Andy Griffiths (Nestle) …

Joint M3B Net/EBNet Metal Biorecovery and Bioremediation: 28-29 Nov 19, Manchester

There are a number of cross-over areas between the NIBB and the area of bio-remediation is one of them. Manchester hosted some were fascinating talks on this topic, including some on engineering cell vesicles for nanoparticle production, using phyto- remediation for metal recovery, deploying microbes to treat e-waste and mine …

EB Network at European Biosolids and Organic Resources, 19-20 Nov 19 – Poster winner and session

EBNet were proud to sponsor the “Student and Young Professionals’ Poster Award” at this year’s AquaEnviro European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference & Exhibition,19-20 November 2019 in Manchester. Network co-manager Angie Bywater offered the top prize of £250 to Hamed Ghazisaidi, University of Toronto for his winning poster on “Exploring …

EBNet Research Colloquium: 22-23 Jan 20, Edinburgh

This year, the Environmental Biotechnology Research Colloquium will be held at the John McIntyre Conference Centre at the University of Edinburgh, starting with a dinner at 7:30 pm on 22 January 2020, with the main conference to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on 23 January 2020.  Register here. Note that registration will be open to 19 Jan.

A provisional programme is available here. Programme themes from the main focus areas of the Network include:

  • Pollutants and Media
  • Biology and Engineering
  • Society and Environment and Technoeconomics

We will be exploring the challenges in these sectors of EB and how the Network can address these with participation from both academia and industry. Current speakers include Prof. Peter Golyshin, Bangor University; Prof. James Chong, University of York and Prof. Charles Banks, University of Southampton, with more to come.

Early Career Researchers who present a poster are eligible for a £100 travel voucher to support travel and accommodation expenses. Posters, which must be in A1 portrait format, can be brought to the event on the day (although you must have notified us that you are providing one) or emailed to us for printing no later than 16 Jan 20 or, if you are local, they can be dropped at Building 177 Reception, Boldrewood Innovation Campus no later than 16 Jan 20.

The event flyer can be downloaded here.

Download joining instructions and speaker information here.

EBNet-AlgaeUK: Algae and Environmental Biotechnology, 9 Oct 19

The theme of this EBNet and Algae-UK joint event was “recent developments in the field of carbon capture, commercial development and integrated systems”. Held at Birkbeck College, London on 9 Oct 19, a stellar gathering of speakers explored the following topics. Talks were followed by a panel session, kindly chaired …

EBNet 2019 ECR Conference: 1-2 Jul 19, Sheffield Hallam University

Congratulations to all the winners of prizes at our Early Career Researcher (ECR) Conference. Best Overall Presentation (Prize@ £1,500 Travel Bursary): Aaron Brown, University of Leeds Best in Session 1: Ziyi Liu, Imperial College London Best in Session 2: Aaron Brown, University of Leeds Best in Session 3: Natalia Jawiarczyk, …