Post-Grad Opportunity – join the BBSRC People and Talent Strategy Advisory Panel (PATSAP) Researcher Subgroup

BBSRC are looking to appoint up to 9 individuals to the Researcher Subgroup of its People and Talent Strategy Advisory Panel to focus on issues related to researcher careers and development. They are seeking researchers from across academia, industry, enterprise, and policy to contribute to and influence change and are …

POSTGRAD Awards 2021

4 April 2021 Nominations are open for the FindAMasters & FindAPhD POSTGRAD Awards 2021, here. Deadline: 4 April 2021. Student winners are awarded a cash prize of £500. Award categories:– Masters Student of the Year– PhD Student of the Year– Masters Teacher of the Year– PhD Supervisor of the Year– …

NBIC: Priority questions exercise for microbial biofilms

The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC), together with the Center for Biofilm Engineering (CBE), Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE), COST AMiCI Consortium and the ESCMID Study Group for Biofilms (ESGB) are calling on the international biofilms community to help identify priority questions that, if answered, will make a …

EBRI: Biomass Policy Fellow

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 8 April 2021. Based at Aston University, University of Nottingham or York . Fixed term (18 months), Full Time. The Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute seeks applications for a full time Biomass Policy Fellow to bridge between the bioenergy research community and policy makers developing …

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

Tuesday, 9th February 2021 at 12:00 – 1:30 pm This event is now over. View the summary here. The presentation by Dr Mar Batista is available here; Natalia Jawiarczyk’s presentation is currently embargoed. In place of our Research Colloquium 2021, EBNet are hosting a series of specialist webinars to support …

Biomethane from AD – Cost Review Survey

Can you help with this survey? NNFCC have been contracted by BEIS to conduct an evidence gathering exercise on costs associated with anaerobic digestion (AD) plants. The aim of this research is to establish the current costs of deploying and running an anaerobic digester to produce biomethane for injection into the grid, in Great Britain.   NNFCC are contacting operators, developers …

Yorkshire as a national focus for innovation in food manufacturing sustainability

Webinar, 12th November 2020 Join BioVale for this free workshop to  discuss opportunities for added value from food manufacturing side streams and co-products in Yorkshire. This event will bring together: food manufacturers with technology providers and researchers who can add value to those products. The webinar will be followed by …

EBNet at the World Biogas Summit 2020

Prof Sonia Heaven joined a line-up of speakers from New Zealand, Ireland, Canada and the UK to speak on “Balancing H2 input to anaerobic digesters to maximise methane production”. This work, carried out with Bing Tao, Yue Zhang, Charles Banks and others is outlined in more detail in the Environmental …

BBSRC Survey on Utilising Models in Research

BBSRC has launched a survey looking at the use of models in research. The breadth of the survey includes researchers using whole animals, cells, tissues, and computational models. Visit: https://bbsrc.ukri.org/about/reviews/consultations/survey-on-the-use-of-models-in-research/ The overall purpose of this consultation is to gain a better understanding of this complex area, examine the use of models …