JULY 19 Events Roundup

Metaproteomics and Microbiomes WorkshopThe Diamond, University of Sheffield, 4-5th September 2019This meeting aims to bring together a community of experts and those with interests in how proteins can provide invaluable insight into the functionality of microbiomes. It will focus on linking metagenomes to metaproteomes to demonstrate the power of rapidly advancing …

EBNet 2019 ECR Conference: 1-2 Jul 19, Sheffield Hallam University

Congratulations to all the winners of prizes at our Early Career Researcher (ECR) Conference. Best Overall Presentation (Prize@ £1,500 Travel Bursary): Aaron Brown, University of Leeds Best in Session 1: Ziyi Liu, Imperial College London Best in Session 2: Aaron Brown, University of Leeds Best in Session 3: Natalia Jawiarczyk, …

EBNet showcases circular bioeconomy at Glastonbury

With a challenge of ‘bringing our own energy’ and in temperatures exceeding 30 degrees C, the AD Network legacy Circular Bioeconomy outreach team headed for Glastonbury on 25th June to 1st July, joining scientists from all over the country in order to talk to festival-goers about our work. Big thanks …

JUNE 19 Funding Roundup

Joint BBSRC-NERC GCRF Sustainable Enhancement of Agriculture and Aquaculture Production Translation CallCall opens: 9 July 2019; Deadline: 18th September 2019BBSRC and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) will shortly announce a joint call to support the translation of research, to address challenges related to the sustainable enhancement of agriculture (including …

JUNE 19 Events Roundup

AD Biogas & Trade Show, 3-4 July, Birmingham NEC – we will be at the show’s Innovation Hub with some of the latest research from universities across the UK, so do join us there. Attendance is free and registration is here: http://www.biogastradeshow.com/ NIS SIG launch event: Nature Inspired Solutions meet industry challenges9th …

MAY 19 Funding Roundup

NBIC 2nd Proof of concept CallDeadline: 24th May 2019A call for collaborative projects between Industrial and Research. The scope is Prevention, Detection, Management, and Engineering of Biofilms.See: https://biofilms.ac.uk/nbic-second-poc-to-launch/  2019 IIASA-NERC Collaborative Research FellowshipsDeadline: 26th June 2019Funding of £1 million is available for early career researchers.See: https://nerc.ukri.org/funding/available/fellowships/iiasa/ 

MAY 19 Events Roundup

UKRI: Circular Economy workshopDeadline to register: 21 May 2019 5th June, Manchester & 21st June, London UKRI are looking to support multiple topics.See: https://epsrc.ukri.org/funding/calls/ukricirculareconomyworkshopeoi/   HVBNet: From genomes to High Value Biorenewables17-18th June 2019, PeterboroughThis free, residential workshop will explore the current status of genomic technologies and the use of gene tools …

Outreach at South Downs Green Fair – 12 May 19

Our intrepid outreach leader Marty Climenhaga was joined by Kai Chang, Ana Perdomo Marin and Lupita Landeros Gonzalez to bring our ADNet/EBNet Circular Bioeconomy roadshow to festival-goers at the South Downs Green Fair near Petersfield on 12 May this year. This is one of our favourite events: relatively local, great food, lot of interesting (and interested!) people and a lovely family atmosphere.

APRIL 19 Funding Roundup

UKRI Responsive Mode Many UKRI Calls are always open – to start your search just take a look at the various Research Council websites.See: www.ukri.org/funding/how-to-apply/  STFC Bridging for Innovators (B4I) fund The Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) have recently launched the Bridging For Innovators (B4I) Scheme.B4I is funded through …

APRIL 19 Events Roundup

NBIC: Biofilm Engineering Workshop 30th April 2019, EICC, The Exchange, Edinburgh The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) is holding its second industry academic workshop on the subject of unmet needs in Biofilm Engineering. The field concerns the uses of biofilms at the interface with engineering and process applications.The workshop will look …