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DASA Competition: Engineering Biology for Defence and Security – Registration closes 25 August

Supporting events – (spaces limited, booked on a first-come-first-served basis!)• Tuesday 5 July – A dial-in session providing further detail on the problem space and a chance to ask questions in an open forum. • Thursday 7 and Monday 11 July – A series of 20 minute one-to-one teleconference sessions, …

Dr Clare Lukehurst OBE

It is with immense sadness that the EB Network has learned of the death of Dr Clare Lukehurst OBE. As the UK National Team Leader for the International Energy Agency Task 37 (Energy from Biogas) for many years, she was involved in numerous publications, annual reports and the dissemination of …

MEEP 2022 Symposium, 6-7 July 2022, Lucerne, Switzerland – opportunity

MEEP 2022 Symposium – 6-7 July 2022, Lucerne, Switzerland. Abstracts by 31 March 2022Featuring: Microbial, Enzymatic, and Bio-photovoltaic Electrochemical Reactors, Fuel Cells and Electrolyser Systems If you are interested in this 2 day conference held in Lucerne, Switzerland please contact Prof. Yannis Ieropoulos, University of Southampton, for details on the …

Call for papers: Microbial and Enzymatic Bioelectrochemical Systems

Journal of Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments There is still time to put in a submission to a special issue of the Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments journal on MICROBIAL & ENZYMATIC BIOLECTROCHEMICAL SYSTEMS. The deadline is 1st April. The submission website is located at: https://www.editorialmanager.com/seta/default1.aspx

BBSRC: Strategy Advisory Panels 2021 – expression of interest?

BBSRC is currently recruiting members for their Strategy Advisory Panels (SAP) – including the Renewable Resources and Clean Growth SAP. The Renewable Resources and Clean Growth SAP is also recruiting for the position of Chair. More here. UKRI-BBSRC’s SAPs provide expert input and advice that helps to shape and develop …

National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) Innovation Secondments are now available (FTMA 3)

Apply by 14 November 2021 – full details HERE NBIC has been successful in an application to the BBSRC for Flexible Talent Mobility Accounts (FTMA3) and have been awarded £180k. Accordingly:• NBIC will extend the current FTMA3 application stage by two weeks. Applications must be submitted by 23:59 UK time …

BSI hosted event: Industrial Biotechnology and Net Zero – the Role of Standards and Innovation

This event, hosted by the British Standards Institution (BSI) and part of the Scottish Government’s Climate Ambition Zone at CoP 26, is being held on Wednesday 3rd November, between 09:00 – 11:00 (either live at The Lighthouse, Glasgow or by online Livestream). Discussion will focus on how industrial biotechnology is …

PostDoc Researcher wanted: Pre-treatment and Valorisation of Dairy Industry Waste Streams

This position is available at the University of Limerick to undertake research in the area of pre-treatment and valorisation of waste streams of Irish dairy industry. The goal is to enhance existing effluent treatment plants using efficient pre-treatment and post-treatment modular technologies as well as to convert waste sludge [secondary …

New position available within the Bioscience for Renewable Resources and Clean Growth team at BBSRC

BBSRC is looking for a Portfolio Manager that is ready to provide innovative strategic advise through cross council activities. Supporting the advisory panels, presenting items such as future strategic directions while being an ambassador for BBSRC. The tasks to be undertaken are essential for the smooth running of (i) the …

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 …