Environmental Biotechnology Network

The BBSRC Network Grant: responsive mode 2024 round 3 is NOW OPEN!

If you like the activities and communities generated by EBNet and the other NIBBs, and think that your topic area deserves some similar attention, take a look at this opportunity from BBSRC… Deadline: 25 September 2024. Total fund: ¬£5,000,000. Award range: ¬£100,000 – ¬£650,000. This funding opportunity aims to establish …

Invitation to Contribute: Workshop on Embedding EDI in the Circular Carbon Economy

10:00-12:00 BST on 21/06/2024 and from 16:00-18:00 BST on 01/07/2024, online. Researchers from the University of Nottingham and University of Surrey are organising interactive workshops aimed at developing a preliminary roadmap to embed Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in the Circular Carbon Economy. This workshop aims to explore the integration …

The 6th Annual EBNet Early Career Researcher Conference (ECR24) – 24-26 July 2024.

Registration is now closed for this FREE event. The detailed Agenda is HERE. The up-to-date Joining Instructions can be found HERE (24/06/24). Note that these request you to bring a laptop for the workshop, has details of our special journal issue and also has instructions for those notified for the …

New РJoint EBNet/Carbon Recycling Network Report on Gas Fermentation

At the recent joint EBNet/Carbon Recycling Network¬†Gas Fermentation Workshop in Cheshire this March, we gathered top experts from across the world to discuss¬†priorities for gas fermentation research. The overall goal was to develop our understanding of gas fermentation systems to allow optimisation of operational strategies and conversion efficiencies. Key areas …

The Environmental Biotechnology Innovation Centre website is now live!

Why not bookmark the EBIC website now to keep on top of the latest developments in the sector? This BBSRC-funded hub brings together scientists to advance the abilities of micro-organisms to monitor the environment and remove pollutants in a new centre. Benefiting from ¬£13 million of funding from the Technology …

CIWEM: Water and Environment Journal – Call for Papers -Environmental Biotechnology

Submission deadline: Friday, 31 January 2025The guest editors are Dr Tao Lyu, Cranfield University and Dr Anjali Jayakumar, Newcastle University –¬†heads of our PFAs¬†and ECR Working Groups respectively. This special issue is open for participants of the EBNet ECR24 conference¬†AND also¬†the whole EBNet community. Take a look and get involved …

EBNet Animation Opportunity

As part of EBNet’s Engineering/Biology theme we intend to commission some short animations that illustrate interactions between the system microbiology and its engineering envelope in Environmental Biotechnology. This EBNet resource ‚Äď a collection of publicly available videos ‚Äď will showcase EB in an accessible way to promote a better understanding …

Job: Research Assistant / Associate in Trickling Filters at BEWISe, Newcastle University. Deadline: 23 June 2024

BEWISe (Biological Engineering Wastewater Innovation at Scale) is an international centre of research excellence and experimentation for wastewater management technology. Newcastle University‚Äôs new Biological Engineering: Wastewater Innovation at Scale (BEWISe) facility is the first of its type in Europe in large-scale wastewater treatment research using bacteria. They are looking for …

Final Call for Speakers for the 2024 European Biosolids and Bioresources Conference. 3 days left to get involved!

Are you a thought leader in the field of biosolids and bioresources? Don’t miss this opportunity to share your expertise with industry professionals from across the globe. The conference is THE place to to present, discuss, debate and share experiences with colleagues old and new. Submit your abstract now and …

Research Fellow, University of Warwick – deadline: 8 May 2024

Are you a postdoctoral researcher with a background in microbial physiology, microbial ecology, or microbial systems biology? The successful candidate will work on understanding the impact of structural formation on microbial interactions and their evolution. This would suit someone with expertise in microbial physiology or microbial ecology, with an emphasis …

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position – Engineering Streptomyces bacteria for the sustainable manufacture of antibiotics

Act soon! Deadline: 28 April 2024 This position is funded by a BBSRC Engineering Biology Award and is based at the Department of Microbial Sciences, University of Surrey – Project Supervisor: Professor Claudio Avignone Rossa. Start date: June 2024. Duration: 24 months. The project aims to utilise Engineering Biology approaches …