Environmental Biotechnology Network

The EBNet Early Career Researcher Conference – 30 Aug-1 Sept 2023, Edinburgh

Registration is now open: HERE Are you an ECR working in Environmental Biotechnology? Join us in 2023 for our 5th annual ECR conference (ECR23). We are pleased to report that our plenary speaker this year is Professor Mike Manefield, UNSW, Australia. He will be available throughout the conference so do …

Green Stories: Short Story competition – sponsored by EBNet – open now

Deadline: 21 September 2023. ¬£500 prize (or local currency equivalent) plus runners up prizes of ¬£200 for 2nd place and ¬£100 for 3rd place Green Stories writing competitions are a series of free writing competitions across various formats to solicit stories that showcase what a sustainable society might look like. …

Microbial Reduction of Nitrous Oxide – Online 26 May 2023, 12.00-13.00

Organised by the EBNet Working Group on N2O Emissions from EB Join the latest webinar brought to you by the N2O Emissions from Environmental Biotechnologies Working Group. Microbial reduction of nitrous oxide: a decade of ecophysiological investigation and development into a viable greenhouse-gas removal technology. By Dr Sukhwan Yoon, Department …

11th International Symposium on Biomining (Biomining ’23) – short deadline opportunity. Apply now!

EBNet, in conjunction with E3B: Metals in Biology, is advertising a limited number of ¬£1K (max.) ECR Travel Bursaries to Biomining 23. Are you an ECR presenting at Biomining ’23? If your work falls within the remit of either/both Networks, apply to us for funding now. This joint initiative will …

Pre-announcement: UKRI cross research council responsive mode pilot scheme

Look sharp! Funding opportunity details for outline applications will be published on 25 May 2023 for this major funding opportunity for interdisciplinary ideas that transcend, combine or significantly span disciplines.This pilot scheme will support breakthrough or disruptive interdisciplinary ideas not routinely funded through existing UKRI responsive mode schemes. Awards will …

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships – Fiji / South Africa / Sri Lanka – close: 24 May 2023

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) offer a unique fully funded opportunity to study a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle income Commonwealth country. This opportunity is open to citizens of a Commonwealth country who have graduated with an equivalent of a 2:1 at the time of application. …

June 23: Funding Roundup

Innovate UK: Future Economy Investor Partnerships SME: round 2¬†– 5 July 2023Innovate UK:¬†Innovation loans future economy competition: round nine¬†– 7 July 2023¬†AMI: Scientific Conference Abstract Scholarship¬†– 10 October 2023Horizon Europe 2024 ERC Grant deadlines¬†– starting from 24 October 2023AMI:¬†Small Research Projects and Equipment Fund¬†– 31 October 2023AMI: International Capacity Building …

June 23: Events Roundup

Biovale: Developing the circular bioconstruction sector in the North East and Yorkshire – 14 June 2023, York16th International Congress Thermophiles 2023 – 29 Aug-2 Sept 2023, Bangor, North Wales26th European Nitrogen Cycle Meeting – 13-15 September 2023, OsloMicrobial Stress 2023 – 18-21 September 2023, Vienna IWA Resource Recovery Conference – 1-4 November 2023, Shenzhen, ChinaECB-IBS Congress – 30 Jun-3 Jul …

Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU): Call for project proposals 2023

Deadline: 20 September 2023 The CBE JU second call for project proposals is now live. A total of ‚ā¨215.5 million will be dedicated to advancing competitive circular bio-based industries in Europe across 18 topics. Call topics: Innovation actions ‚Äď flagship Optimised and integrated wood-based value chains – ‚ā¨17 million Expansion …

N2O Emissions from Environmental Biotechnologies – Webinar 27 April 2023, 13.00-1500 hrs

Registration now closed. Webinar is available here. With a focus on current progress in UK, this webinar organised by EBNet Working Group: N2O emissions from Environmental Biotechnologies introduces the progress and challenges of N2O production and emission in environmental biotechnologies, with especial interest on wastewater treatment. Different methodologies for monitoring …

May 23: Events Roundup

Alternative Energy Vectors for the Water Sector: Opportunities and Challenges on the Path to Net Zero¬†– 12 May 2023RSC:¬†Environmental Toxic Tort: Current Perspectives and Recent Cases¬†– 12 May 2023UK Phage Innovation Showcase¬†– 16 May 2023Intrapreneurship: Disrupting from the Inside – A workshop & Networking Event¬†– 23 May 2023, ManchesterThe Chemistry …

MAY 23: Funding Roundup

Innovate UK: Analysis for innovators (A4I) round 10¬†– 24 May 2023Innovate UK:¬†SBRI: reducing pollution resulting from burning or agricultural practices¬†– 24 May 2023Privilege Finance:¬†Student sponsorships ¬£1K¬†– 2 June 2023Enhance the impact of environmental sciences research¬†– 14 June 2023Pre-announcement: UKRI cross research council responsive mode pilot scheme¬†– 20 June 2023ESRC: Place-based …

Masterclass: Advanced Sensors Technology – online, 5 May 2023

This unique masterclass will be delivered live online over 3 hours by Dr Zhugen Yang (Lecturer in Sensor Technology) who has over ten years of experience on sensors development for water, environment, and health. He heads the Cranfield University Sensors Laboratory, a world-class, cutting-edge research into sensors and their uses …