Environmental Biotechnology Network

JANUARY 22 Events Roundup

An introduction to EMBL-EBI resources19 January 2022 RSC: Natural and artificial metalloenzymes: Faraday Discussion31 January – 3 February 2022 KTN: Metamaterials for Industrial Applications Conference 20222 February 2022 World Biogas EXPO2-3 March 2022, NEC Birmingham SCI/BioVale: Hemp Happening!6 April 2022, STEM Centre, York. (Abstracts by 4 March 2022) 1st UK-local …

JANUARY 22 Funding Roundup

CO2 Removal Hub (CO2RE Hub): Pathfinders Call 118 January 2022 The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851: Science and Engineering Research Fellowships19 January 2022 EPSRC: High-risk speculative engineering and ICT research: New Horizons25 January 2022 (Intent to submit deadline: 7 December 2021) InnovateUK: Made Smarter Innovation: Sustainable Smart Factory26 …

Senior Scientific Officer vacancy- University of Portsmouth

This role within the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying, University of Portsmouth is Full-time, Fixed-term (until 31 March 2025). Apply by 2 February 2022 This is an exciting opportunity to develop a career in wastewater research and innovation through supporting a strategic industrial – academic partnership between the University …

EBNet Webinar: Biological and Technological Solutions to Microplastic Pollution

Thursday, 20th January 2022 at 12:00 – 14.00 EBNet are hosting a series of specialist webinars to support knowledge exchange amongst members. Registration is now closed. Hear the latest developments from top speakers and participate in the online chat to engage with questions. The event recording is available here. If …

DECEMBER 21 Funding Roundup

The Carbon Recycling Network: BIV VouchersOpen now EPSRC synthetic biology postdoctoral fellowshipOpen now UKRI: Standard Research Grant – EPSRC & BBSRCOpen EPSRC: Business and academia prosperity partnership: fifth round11 January 2022 E3BNet: 8th BIV Call19 January 2022 Algae-UK: Developing the (UK) roadmap for industrial applications of algae for food and novel …

DECEMBER 21 Events Roundup

The 6th International Conference on Energy and Environmental Science (ICEES 2022) 7-9 January 2022, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  E3B Metals in Biology: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility (Warwick University)12 January 2022 EBNet: “Fishing for Viruses in Sewage”16 December 2021 Biochemical Society: Computational Enzymology: Structure, Function and Evolution of Enzymes3 February 2022  E3B: An …

Fishing for Viruses in Sewage. A tool for understanding the molecular epidemiology of tiny human pathogens

Webinar: Thursday, 16 December 2021, 12.00-13.00pm This talk is by Dr Javier Martin, NIBSC. Registration is now closed. The video of the session can be viewed here. Dr Javier Martin is currently working as a Principal Scientist in the Division of Virology, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) …

NOVEMBER 21 Events Roundup

EBNet:  “Mass Spectrometry in Wastewater-based Epidemiology (WBE) for the Determination of Small and Large Molecules as Biomarkers of Exposure – Needs for COVID-19 Testing with Environmental Proteomics (EP-WBE)” by Professor Damia Barcelo – IDAEA-CSIC, Spain.11 November 2021 (11.00-12.00) IES: Land Condition Symposium 2021Manchester or online, 16 November 2021 KTN: Connecting for …

BBSRC: Strategy Advisory Panels 2021 – expression of interest?

BBSRC is currently recruiting members for their Strategy Advisory Panels (SAP) – including the Renewable Resources and Clean Growth SAP. The Renewable Resources and Clean Growth SAP is also recruiting for the position of Chair. More here. UKRI-BBSRC’s SAPs provide expert input and advice that helps to shape and develop …

Wastewater Monitoring for Public Health: Research from the Environmental Monitoring for Health Protection (EMHP)

Webinar: Thursday, 25 November 2021, 12.00-13.00pm This talk is by Dr Jazz Grimsley, UK HSA. Registration is now closed. Dr Jasmine Grimsley’s current work in the Environmental Monitoring for Health Protection (EMHP) team at the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) focuses on generating insights from wastewater on the COVID-19 pandemic …

National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) Innovation Secondments are now available (FTMA 3)

Apply by 14 November 2021 – full details HERE NBIC has been successful in an application to the BBSRC for Flexible Talent Mobility Accounts (FTMA3) and have been awarded £180k. Accordingly:• NBIC will extend the current FTMA3 application stage by two weeks. Applications must be submitted by 23:59 UK time …

BSI hosted event: Industrial Biotechnology and Net Zero – the Role of Standards and Innovation

This event, hosted by the British Standards Institution (BSI) and part of the Scottish Government’s Climate Ambition Zone at CoP 26, is being held on Wednesday 3rd November, between 09:00 – 11:00 (either live at The Lighthouse, Glasgow or by online Livestream). Discussion will focus on how industrial biotechnology is …

Mass Spectrometry in Wastewater-based Epidemiology (WBE) for the Determination of Small and Large Molecules as Biomarkers of Exposure – Needs for COVID-19 Testing with Environmental Proteomics (EP-WBE)

Webinar: Thu 11 Nov, 11.00 am-noon This talk is by Professor Damia Barcelo – IDAEA-CSIC, Spain. Registration is now closed. View the talk on YouTube here. View Professor Barcelo’s presentation here and download the related paper here. The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Studies (IDAEA) is an environmental science …