Category: <span>Past Events</span>

Gout, bigger muscles and a sweet tooth – what other than Covid-19 have we been monitoring in wastewater? Professor Kevin Thomas, QAEHS

Webinar: Thursday, 10 March 2022, 10.00-11.00 (GMT) This talk is by Professor Kevin Thomas – Director of the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS). Registration is now closed. The past 2 years has seen unprecedented adoption of wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) for the surveillance of SARS-CoV-2. Set against the mass …

EBNet Webinar: Using Big Data Approaches to Understand Microbial Communities 

Thursday, 10th February 2022 at 13.00 ‚Äď 14.15 – Registration now closed. The SESSION RECORDING is available here. See Dr Sophie Nixon’s presentation here and Dr Imer Ujaz’s presentation here. Can you help inform our Bioinformatics Working Group activities? Fill in our survey here. EBNet are hosting a series of …

EBNet Webinar: Biological and Technological Solutions to Microplastic Pollution

Thursday, 20th January 2022 at 12:00 ‚Äď 14.00 EBNet are hosting a series of specialist webinars to support knowledge exchange amongst members. Registration is now closed. Hear the latest developments from top speakers and participate in the online chat to engage with questions. The event recording is available here. If …

Fishing for Viruses in Sewage. A tool for understanding the molecular epidemiology of tiny human pathogens

Webinar: Thursday, 16 December 2021, 12.00-13.00pm This talk is by Dr Javier Martin, NIBSC. Registration is now closed. The video of the session can be viewed here. Dr Javier Martin is currently working as a Principal Scientist in the Division of Virology, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) …

Wastewater Monitoring for Public Health: Research from the Environmental Monitoring for Health Protection (EMHP)

Webinar: Thursday, 25 November 2021, 12.00-13.00pm This talk is by Dr Jazz Grimsley, UK HSA. Registration is now closed. Dr Jasmine Grimsley‚Äôs current work in the Environmental Monitoring for Health Protection (EMHP) team at the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) focuses on generating insights from wastewater on the COVID-19 pandemic …

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: Thu 11 Nov, 11.00 am-noon This talk is by Professor Damia Barcelo – IDAEA-CSIC, Spain. Registration is now closed. View the talk on YouTube here. View Professor Barcelo’s presentation here and download the related paper here. The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Studies (IDAEA) is an environmental science …

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 …

Webinar Outcomes – “FOG/Fatberg Mitigation and Societal Behaviour ‚Äď 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 ‚ÄúFOG/Fatberg Mitigation and Societal Behaviour ‚Äď Aspects of Environmental Biotech‚ÄĚ were Dr Mar Batista, British Water and Natalia Jawiarczyk, Cranfield University. A combination of …

Webinar Outcomes – “How to Engineer a Microbial Ecosystem ‚Äď 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 ‚ÄúHow to Engineer a Microbial Ecosystem ‚Äď Fundamentals of Environmental Biotech‚ÄĚ, was Professor Tom Curtis, Newcastle. …

Responsible Innovation: Industrial Biotechnology and Engineering Biology

Mon 25 Jan 21 10:30-14:00, online EBNet is pleased to be participating in this event hosted by the¬†Carbon Recycling Network, the Nottingham BBSRC/EPSRC¬†Synthetic Biology Research Centre, and the¬†ENGICOIN¬†project,¬†in collaboration with the¬†Institute for Science and Society, University of Nottingham. Registration (which closes at 8 am, Mon 25 Jan) and further details …

Early Career Researcher* Conference: 28 June – 1 July 2021

Online bite-sized sessions – Agenda available now THIS FREE EVENT IS NOW CLOSED FOR POSTER/PRESENTATION REGISTRATION but open for Talking Head (short networking video) registrations only – see details below. Note that all registered attendees will have received a separate link by email with links to meetings, posters and networking …

Webinar Outcomes – “Organohalide Bioremediation ‚Äď Current Approaches in Environmental Biotech”

SYNOPSIS (The video is available here) The new EBNet Webinar series is designed to replace our annual Research Colloquium with top-quality, specialist webinars on a range of EB topics. Under the spotlight this January to share the latest in ‚ÄúOrganohalide Bioremediation ‚Äď Current Approaches in Environmental Biotech‚ÄĚ, were Dr Sophie …

Webinar Outcomes: “Sustainable Biological Removal of N and P ‚Äď Advances and Challenges for Environmental Biotech”

SYNOPSIS (Find the video here) The latest in our EBNet Webinar series focussed attention on ‚ÄúSustainable Biological Removal of N and P ‚Äď Advances and Challenges for Environmental Biotech‚ÄĚ. Joining us to share their combined industrial and academic expertise in the topic were Juhani Kostiainen, Plantwork Systems Ltd. and Professor …

Webinar Outcomes: ‚ÄúBiosensors and Environmental Monitoring ‚Äď New Developments in Environmental Biotech‚ÄĚ

SYNOPSIS (Video of Dr Zhugen Yang available here; Prof Kasprzyk-Hordern’s talk currently embargoed to non-attendees) The new EBNet Webinar series is designed to replace our annual Research Colloquium with top-quality, specialist webinars on a range of EB topics. Providing insight for our second offering, with a look at ‚ÄúBiosensors and …