EBNet Research Colloquium: 22-23 Jan 20, Edinburgh

This year, the Environmental Biotechnology Research Colloquium will be 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 to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on 23 January 2020.  Register here. Note that registration will be open to 19 Jan.

A provisional programme is available here. Programme themes from the main focus areas of the Network include:

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

We will be exploring the challenges in these sectors of EB and how the Network can address these with participation from both academia and industry. Current speakers include Prof. Peter Golyshin, Bangor University; Prof. James Chong, University of York and Prof. Charles Banks, University of Southampton, with more to come.

Early Career Researchers who present a poster are eligible for a £100 travel voucher to support travel and accommodation expenses. Posters, which must be in A1 portrait format, can be brought to the event on the day (although you must have notified us that you are providing one) or emailed to us for printing no later than 16 Jan 20 or, if you are local, they can be dropped at Building 177 Reception, Boldrewood Innovation Campus no later than 16 Jan 20.

The event flyer can be downloaded here.

Download joining instructions and speaker information here.

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