Environmental Biotechnology Network

Early Career Researcher* Conference 2021 – online – w/c 28 June

THIS FREE EVENT IS NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION Further details in the event flyer here. Showcasing the latest research and innovation with a selection of Early Career Researcher (ECR) presentations and posters, opportunities to network across disciplines and a chance to explore the wider world of Environmental Biotechnology in context, …

Energising the post-COVID recovery to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals

2 July 2021 – Third Annual International Conference Contributions are invited from researchers, academics and other stakeholders on these thematic areas. Please send a structured abstract of 500 words by 30th April 2021 indicating the purpose of the work, the methodology used, main findings and your recommendations for recovery and …

Post-Grad Opportunity – join the BBSRC People and Talent Strategy Advisory Panel (PATSAP) Researcher Subgroup

BBSRC are looking to appoint up to 9 individuals to the Researcher Subgroup of its People and Talent Strategy Advisory Panel to focus on issues related to researcher careers and development. They are seeking researchers from across academia, industry, enterprise, and policy to contribute to and influence change and are …

APRIL 21 Funding Roundup

The British Council: GREAT Scholarships for a sustainable future For students from Egypt, Nigeria, Pakistan, Turkey and Vietnam who want to study at a UK university for a one-year postgraduate course in a climate change-related subject. Each of the 26 scholarships offers a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees. Deadlines: …

APRIL 21 Events Roundup

EPSRC: Sustainable manufacturing 20 April 2021 The Carbon Recycling Network conference 27-28 April 2021 CPI: Northern Bio-Accelerator Partnership: How we can help grow your bioscience organisation 12 May 2021 KTN: Bioeconomy Cluster Builder: Innovation Canvas Webinar 13 May 2021 Joint NIBB event (Algae-UK/BBNet/EBNet): Sargassum Golden Tides, a global problem 26 …

POSTGRAD Awards 2021

4 April 2021 Nominations are open for the FindAMasters & FindAPhD POSTGRAD Awards 2021, here. Deadline: 4 April 2021. Student winners are awarded a cash prize of £500. Award categories:– Masters Student of the Year– PhD Student of the Year– Masters Teacher of the Year– PhD Supervisor of the Year– …

NBIC: Priority questions exercise for microbial biofilms

The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC), together with the Center for Biofilm Engineering (CBE), Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE), COST AMiCI Consortium and the ESCMID Study Group for Biofilms (ESGB) are calling on the international biofilms community to help identify priority questions that, if answered, will make a …

CIWM WEBINAR: EQUALITY, DIVERSITY and INCLUSION IN THE WASTE INDUSTRY, 31 Mar 21

The purpose of the webinar is to explore whether the waste industry is doing enough to meet the need for equality, diversity and inclusion.  Presentations will cover the scope of EDI within a membership driven organisation, what EDI means in the workplace environment, unconscious bias, the presence and experiences of …

EBRI: Biomass Policy Fellow

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 8 April 2021. Based at Aston University, University of Nottingham or York . Fixed term (18 months), Full Time. The Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute seeks applications for a full time Biomass Policy Fellow to bridge between the bioenergy research community and policy makers developing …

E3BNet: Seminar – “UK to get the world’s first commercial precious metal bio-refinery from e-waste”

Join Ollie Crush and Andy Hanratty, Mint Innovation on 16 March 2021 at 18.30. Mint Innovation is a cleantech start-up founded in Auckland, New Zealand in 2016. Mint’s mission is to develop and deploy new technologies to aid the recovery of valuable materials from urban mine feedstocks. A core current …

The Carbon Recycling Network – Conference 2

27-28 April 2021 Hosted by The Carbon Recycling Network (BBSRC-NIBB), this FREE, two-day conference will bring together academic and industrial partners to identify and address key challenges in this area of Carbon Recycling. The programme will include talks from invited speakers from academia and industry, as well as from selected …

BBNet Proof of Concept Call: “Biobased technologies for a sustainable textile economy” (£50K)

Zoom POC call launch: from 14:00 to 16:00, 24 March 2021. To join the pre-launch Zoom call register by: noon 22 March 2021. See here for more details. The fashion and textiles sector is responsible for 10% of global greenhouse gas emission and 20% of global waste water. BBNet will …

MARCH 21 Funding Roundup

ESRC Postdoctoral fellowships 23 March 2021 UKRI: Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund 2021 30 March 2021 BEIS: Biomass Feedstocks Innovation Programme Intention to submit deadline: 31 March 2021 The Australia International Research Collaboration Global Innovation Linkages Program (AusIndustry) 7 April 2021 INNOVATEUK: Knowledge transfer partnerships 14 April 2021 KTP: African agriculture …