UKRI-BBSRC Collaborative Training Partnerships (CTP2) funding call is now open

The UKRI-BBSRC Collaborative Training Partnerships (CTP) scheme is a doctoral training programme directed at industrial research challenges and delivered by consortia led by businesses in collaboration with Research Organisations. Its ambition is to build capacity and address strategic skills challenges in the UK bioeconomy[1] at doctoral level and provide candidates …

PDRA Job – University of Surrey

Apply by 14 Feb 20 Dr Claudio Avignone-Rossa is recruiting a Postdoctoral researcher to work on microbial electrochemical systems for water treatment, in a collaborative project between the Systems Microbiology Group at the University of Surrey and the Department of Water Pollution (National Research Center, Egypt), funded by the British Council through …

Academic and Industrial Opportunities in BEE, 27-28 Apr 20, Warwick

This Bioelectrical Engineering Innovation Hub 2020 Workshop will be held at the Radcliffe Conference Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, CV4 7SH on 27-28 April 2020. Fragmented individual studies on a diverse range of biological systems, conducted over the last decade show that electrical forces and electrochemical gradients are fundamental …

ISCF Decarbonising Industry

Industrial Decarbonising Research and Innovation Centre. A champion appointed by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will develop plans for a new centre which will help to achieve the government’s net zero ambitions by addressing challenges to the decarbonisation of the industrial sector. Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer, of Heriot-Watt University, will work …

EBNet sponsors the Early Career Women in Water (ECWW20) Conference, 17th March 2020, Cranfield

To celebrate and make Women in STEM more visible, Cranfield University is organising the Early Career Women in Water (ECWW20) conference to be held on 17 March 2020. The event will provide a platform for female early career researchers and young water professionals to promote their work and research, thereby …

Teagasc fellowships available

Fellowship positions are available from Teagasc in Ireland. If you know somebody who might be interested, feel free to disseminate. Note that deadline for the expression of interest is 13th November 2019 and the person should have a PhD by the time of completing the full application (January 2020). Here …

How AD can help deliver net zero

Iveco Truck – Cenex 2019 – courtesy of R. Gueterbock

Steering group member Richard Gueterbock has produced a thought-provoking article on how on-site AD plant could help deliver the UK’s net zero ambitions – read about it here.