Environmental Biotechnology Network

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 …

BBSRC Funding opportunity. Pre-announcement: towards a circular bioeconomy for precious metal recovery and textiles

Opens: 26 May 2022. Closing date: 21 July 2022. More HERE. Apply for funding to use biotechnological solutions that reduce environmental impact in either the textile industry or the recovery of precious metals. This Call aims to: effectively reuse resources, reducing the need for new fossil-based inputs; reduce the environmental …

Webinar: Advances in Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors (AnMBR)-POSTPONED

POSTPONED to AUTUMN Of the six key people in this webinar (chair, speakers, panellist and Network Managers), four are unfortunately unavailable due to Covid-19 or other reasons.  We are therefore very regretfully cancelling the original session scheduled for 21 April 2022 at 12.30, and will re-schedule it to the autumn.  …

MAY 22 Events Roundup

IBioIC: 8th Annual Conference6/7 June 2022, Glasgow UKRI: Scoping workshops: urban green and blue spaces9 June 2022; 14 June 2022; 16 June 2022 BioVale/THYME Project: Successes and opportunities for the bioeconomy9 June 2022 Plastics, from Cradle to Grave and Resurrection III15 June 2022 EPSRC: Engineering net zero week20-24 June 2022. …

The Biochemical Society: Computer and Lab-based Studentships

Apply by: 9 May 2022. Full details HERE.Now open for a laboratory-based scheme and a separate computer-based scheme for undergraduate students in biochemistry and related subjects in 2022. The lab-based scheme involves a 6-week lab placement, providing students with hands-on experience of laboratory research. The computer-based scheme will focus on …

MAY 22 Funding Roundup

Engaging the public with environmental science: 202218 May 2022 Innovate UK: Farming Futures R&D Fund: climate smart farming18 May 2022 EPA Research Call – Delivering a Healthy Environment1 June 2022 EPSRC: Manufacturing research hubs for a sustainable future7 June 2022 BBSRC: strategic longer and larger grants (sLoLa): frontier bioscience 2022 …

E3BNet event: Sustainable landscapes for microbe–mineral interactions – 28 April 2022

Join E3BNet for a webinar next week on “Sustainable landscapes for microbe–mineral interactions: relevance to mineral recovery and agricultural systems“Thursday 28th April 2022 at 9.30 Professor Richard Herrington, Head of the Earth Sciences Department at the Natural History Museum, investigates the behaviour of metals critical for our modern economy in …

EBNet/Carbon Recycling Network webinar: CO2 Biomethanisation

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 12.00-14.00. Register now: HERE. EBNet are hosting a series of specialist webinars to support knowledge exchange amongst members. Register here now to join the EBNet webinar “CO2 Biomethanisation“. Hear the latest developments from top speakers and participate in the online chat to engage with questions. This …

APRIL 22 Funding Roundup

Algae UK: Summer Studentship Bursaries29 April 2022 Royal Society Industry fellowships21 April 2022 RAE: Impacts of IOT in Water Systems – student competitionDeadlines: 1 May 2022; 1 September 2022. NERC: Run advanced training for early-career environmental scientists4 May 2022 Amazon Future Engineer Bursary6 June 2022 NERC: Exploring the frontiers of environmental …

APRIL 22 Events Roundup

The Carbon Recycling Network:Metabolic Modelling Workshop3-6 May 2022, Nottingham. Expression of interest closes: 14 April 2022. RSC: Emerging Technologies Competition18 April 2022 Royal Society Industry fellowships21 April 2022 KTN: Circular Economy Innovation Network Launch Event26 April 2022 ADBA Report Launch: Food Waste Recycling27 April 2022 UCL: Spring into STEM. Biocatalysis: Engineering a …

GapSummit 2022

5-7 September 2022 – Application deadline 22 April 2022 Are you a high-achieving student, early career researcher or early career professional who wants to explore diverse career paths in biotech?   Would you like to join a global community of talent in biotech?   Do you have an innovative biotech solution to …