Mass Spectrometry in Wastewater-based Epidemiology (WBE) for the Determination of Small and Large Molecules as Biomarkers of Exposure – Needs for COVID-19 Testing with Environmental Proteomics (EP-WBE)

Webinar Thur 11 Nov, 11.00-12.00am This talk is by Professor Damia Barcelo – IDAEA-CSIC, Spain. Register through Eventbrite here. The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Studies (IDAEA) is an environmental science institute in the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) devoted to the study of the human footprint on the …

Developing the Next-Generation of Monitoring for Human and Env. Protection

Webinar Wed 29 Sep 12:00-13:00 This talk is by Dr Andrew Singer, who is a Principal Scientist at the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH). He is a pollution scientist with an interest in understanding its effects on microbial ecology and ecosystem function in soil and water systems. Dr …

REA: UK Green Gas Day 2021

National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham – 9 September 2021 UK Green Gas Day 2021 will cover policy and technical developments relevant to all green gases, including biomethane, low-carbon hydrogen, and bio-propane. Come to UK Green Gas Day to meet project developers and operators, financiers, feedstock providers, waste hauliers, technology providers and …

Agri-TechE: 2021 VOYAGE offers soft introduction to the North American agri-food ecosystem

Apply by 30th August 2021 VOYAGE offers funding for travel to Saskatchewan and discounted enrolment in the Global Agri-food Advancement Partnership (GAAP) incubator. GAAP brings together the resources of the Global Institute for Food Security, the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre and Innovation Place. The three-month incubator program supplies greenhouses, …

Microbial Cycling of Volatile Organic Compounds: Biogeochemistry to Biotechnology

07-08 Feb 22, Norwich, Abstract deadline: 4 Oct 21 Microbes are the organisms primarily responsible for degrading, modifying and producing Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds (BVOCs), which are: Responsible for altering the climate and atmosphere Sources of energy, carbon, nitrogen and sulfur Signalling molecules Stress protectants Biomarkers Valuable for biotechnology This …

HBBE Annual Summit 2021 – Biotechnology for the Built Environment, 6-9 July

This free, online, four day event will host international speakers who are leaders in biotechnology, design and fields related to the built environment, as well as showcasing the early work emerging from the HBBE. Organised around our four research themes – Microbial Environments, Living Construction, Building Metabolism and Responsible Interactions …

Imminent funding opportunities from the National Engineering Biology Programme

Engineering Biology   UKRI partners including BBSRC, EPSRC, Innovate UK, MRC, and NERC, have worked closely with MoD/Dstl to engage the UK community and establish a vision for UK engineering biology. Building on this vision, UKRI continues to develop a proposal for an ambitious National Engineering Biology Programme (NEBP) to …

Can biomass displace petrochemicals as a feedstock for manufacturing?

Can biomass displace petrochemicals as a feedstock for manufacturing? The world is committed to decarbonising human activities to mitigate the worst effects of climate change. If we are to restrict global temperature rise to 1.5-2.0 by the end of this Century, we will have to eliminate the use of fossil-based …

CIWM WEBINAR: EQUALITY, DIVERSITY and INCLUSION IN THE WASTE INDUSTRY, 31 Mar 21

The purpose of the webinar is to explore whether the waste industry is doing enough to meet the need for equality, diversity and inclusion.  Presentations will cover the scope of EDI within a membership driven organisation, what EDI means in the workplace environment, unconscious bias, the presence and experiences of …

E3BNet: Seminar – “UK to get the world’s first commercial precious metal bio-refinery from e-waste”

Join Ollie Crush and Andy Hanratty, Mint Innovation on 16 March 2021 at 18.30. Mint Innovation is a cleantech start-up founded in Auckland, New Zealand in 2016. Mint’s mission is to develop and deploy new technologies to aid the recovery of valuable materials from urban mine feedstocks. A core current …

Webinar Outcomes – “FOG/Fatberg Mitigation and Societal Behaviour – Aspects of Environmental Biotech”

SYNOPSIS The new EBNet Webinar series replaced our annual Research Colloquium with top-quality, specialist webinars on a range of EB topics. Concluding the 2020-21 programme with “FOG/Fatberg Mitigation and Societal Behaviour – Aspects of Environmental Biotech” were Dr Mar Batista, British Water and Natalia Jawiarczyk, Cranfield University. A combination of …

Webinar Outcomes – “How to Engineer a Microbial Ecosystem – Fundamentals of Environmental Biotech”

SYNOPSIS The new EBNet Webinar series is designed to replace our annual Research Colloquium with top-quality, specialist webinars on a range of EB topics. Leading the discussion this January to explore the latest in “How to Engineer a Microbial Ecosystem – Fundamentals of Environmental Biotech”, was Professor Tom Curtis, Newcastle. …