Early Career Women in Water Conference, 17 Mar 20, Cranfield

The next Early Career Women in Water (ECWW20) conference has been announced and the website is now live. Keynote speakers include: Prof Elise Cartmell, Chief Scientist, Scottish Water and Lila Thompson, Chief Executive, British Water. Registration, dates and abstract information is here.

EBNetwork at European Biosolids & Organic Resources, 19-20 Nov 19 – Poster winner & session

EBNet were proud to sponsor the “Student and Young Professionals’ Poster Award” at this year’s AquaEnviro European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference & Exhibition,19-20 November 2019 in Manchester. Network co-manager Angie Bywater offered the top prize of £250 to Hamed Ghazisaidi, University of Toronto for his winning poster on “Exploring …

NOV 19 Events Roundup

Mixing in the Water Industry12 November 2019, Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire Join a team of industry experts to consider the latest advances and best practices in mixing. Town Meeting for BBSCR “Industrial Biotechnology for Improving Production of Higher Value Chemicals funding” call19 November 2019, Holiday Inn BloomsburyThis Town Meeting will give potential …

NOV 19 Funding Roundup

HVB: Business Interaction Vouchers – £10KDeadline: 8 January 2020 HVB:Training fund – £1KDeadline: MonthlyNetwork members can request funds of up to £1000 for a training activity including training course fees and/or accommodation and visits to other laboratories in the UK for training purposes. BBSRC: Industrial biotechnology for improving production of …

Teagasc fellowships available

Fellowship positions are available from Teagasc in Ireland. If you know somebody who might be interested, feel free to disseminate. Note that deadline for the expression of interest is 13th November 2019 and the person should have a PhD by the time of completing the full application (January 2020). Here …

EBNet participates in Biodigester Hackathon, University of Sheffield: 2-3 Nov 19

There was stiff competition at the University of Sheffield’s biodigester hackathon, organised by Helen Wright and sponsored by RS Components, Grass Roots and the Alumni Association. Each team consisted of cross-disciplinary first and second year engineering students, mentored by a third year student. The students were challenged to build a …

How AD can help deliver net zero

Iveco Truck – Cenex 2019 – courtesy of R. Gueterbock

Steering group member Richard Gueterbock has produced a thought-provoking article on how on-site AD plant could help deliver the UK’s net zero ambitions – read about it here.

OCT 19 Events Roundup

Remediation of Brownfield Land – A Contractor’s Perspective  (ICE South Branch Graduates, Students and Apprentices)22 October 2019 at 17.30, University of SouthamptonSee:https://www.ice.org.uk/events/remediation-of-brownfield-land-southampton University2Business: Facing the Clean Growth Challenge 8 November 2019, University of PortsmouthSee: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/university2business-facing-the-clean-growth-challenge-u2b2019-registration-70687057893 UKRI: Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) scoping workshop15 November 2019, BirminghamSee: https://nerc.ukri.org/latest/events/list/sspp/ E3BNet: Metal Biorecovery Workshop28-29 November 2019, ManchesterThe aim of …

OCT 19 Funding Roundup

BBSRC: call for Greenhouse Gas Removal (GGR) demonstratorsMandatory workshop:16 October 2019, LondonUp to £22 million available to fund up to five demonstrators.See: https://nerc.ukri.org/funding/application/currentopportunities/pre-announcement-greenhouse-gas-removal-demonstrators-programme-calls-and-workshop/  UKRI Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centres/Coordinator webinar sessions 17 and 22 October 2019An opportunity to learn more about the programme. If you would like to attend, please register your interest by emailing circular.economy@epsrc.ukri.org identifying which webinar …