EBNet Research Colloquium: 22-23 Jan 20, Edinburgh

Research Colloquium on TV!
Research Colloquium on TV!
EBNet 2020 Programme
EBNet 2020 Programme
EBNet Research Colloquium 2020 – all set up and ready to go
EBNet Research Colloquium 2020 – all set up and ready to go
Dr Rod Westrop outlining BBSRC/RCUK focus areas
Dr Rod Westrop outlining BBSRC/RCUK focus areas
Prof Sonia Heaven kicking off the EBNet Research Colloquium 2020 in Edinburgh
Prof Sonia Heaven kicking off the EBNet Research Colloquium 2020 in Edinburgh
Dr Tony Gutierrez stepping in to provide overview and chair EBNet theme “Biosciences and Engineering”
Dr Tony Gutierrez stepping in to provide overview and chair EBNet theme “Biosciences and Engineering”
Dr Tony Gutierrez taking questions for a ‘virtual’ Prof James Chong on Skype
Dr Tony Gutierrez taking questions for a ‘virtual’ Prof James Chong on Skype
Prof Fred Coulon introduces EBNet Theme “Pollutants and Media”
Prof Fred Coulon introduces EBNet Theme “Pollutants and Media”
Prof Peter Golyshin, Bangor University
Prof Peter Golyshin, Bangor University
Prof Renato Baciocchi describing attenuation rates using flux chambers
Prof Renato Baciocchi describing attenuation rates using flux chambers
Dr Ian Ross and Prof Fred Coulon field audience questions
Dr Ian Ross and Prof Fred Coulon field audience questions
Dr James Robson describing the utilisation of metatranscriptomics for rate limiting enzymatic steps in AD
Dr James Robson describing the utilisation of metatranscriptomics for rate limiting enzymatic steps in AD
Natalia Jawiarczyk, Cranfield University on FOG deposition
Natalia Jawiarczyk, Cranfield University on FOG deposition
Dr Saikat Jana, University of Leeds
Dr Saikat Jana, University of Leeds
Jose Munoz, Northumbria University
Jose Munoz, Northumbria University
Lunch
Lunch
Dr Jhuma Sadhukhan providing an overview of EBNet’s Technology Interfaces theme
Dr Jhuma Sadhukhan providing an overview of EBNet’s Technology Interfaces theme
Prof John Andresen describing integration and optimisation for EB
Prof John Andresen describing integration and optimisation for EB
Dr Bing Xu outlining complex stakeholder networks
Dr Bing Xu outlining complex stakeholder networks
Full house at the EBNetwork Research Colloquium 2020
Full house at the EBNetwork Research Colloquium 2020
Dr Forbes McDougall providing the audience with a good CSR industry view
Dr Forbes McDougall providing the audience with a good CSR industry view
Prof Steven Yearley emphasising how critical public engagement is in environmental science
Prof Steven Yearley emphasising how critical public engagement is in environmental science
Dr Robin Curry, QUB, outlining scaled AD coupled with gasification/pyrolysis systems
Dr Robin Curry, QUB, outlining scaled AD coupled with gasification/pyrolysis systems
Dr Louise Horsfall describing some fascinating microbial systems for upcycling metals
Dr Louise Horsfall describing some fascinating microbial systems for upcycling metals
Sarah Hunter from UCL examines resource recovery from AD
Sarah Hunter from UCL examines resource recovery from AD
Congratulations to Yumechris Amekan, EBNet Research Colloquium 2020 poster prize
Congratulations to Yumechris Amekan, EBNet Research Colloquium 2020 poster prize
Prof Joe Akunna chairing first flash presentation
Prof Joe Akunna chairing first flash presentation
Yumechris Amekan, University of York. Poster prize presented by Dr Tony Gutierrez
Yumechris Amekan, University of York. Poster prize presented by Dr Tony Gutierrez

This year, the Environmental Biotechnology Research Colloquium was held at the John McIntyre Conference Centre at the University of Edinburgh, starting with a dinner at 7:30 pm on 22 January 2020, with the main conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on 23 January 2020.

The programme is here. Programme themes from the main focus areas of the Network include:

  • Pollutants and Media
  • Biology and Engineering
  • Society and Environment and Technoeconomics

Participants from academia and industry explored the challenges in these sectors of EB and how the Network can address them.

Early Career Researchers who presented a poster were eligible for a £100 travel voucher to support travel and accommodation expenses.

The event flyer can be downloaded here with joining instructions and speaker information here.