Environmental Biotechnology Network

NOVEMBER 20 Funding Roundup

Leverhulme: Research Fellowships12 November 2020 Leverhulme: Research Project Grants1 December 2020 NERC: Knowledge Exchange Fellowships2 December 2020 KTN-iX Challenge – Environmentally sustainable compounds for hair conditioners11 December 2020 FEMS Research and Training GrantsDeadline(s): 1 January 2021/ 1 July 2021 Leverhulme: Study Abroad Studentships11 January 2021 The Branco Weiss Fellowship – …

NOVEMBER 20 Events Roundup

The Biochemical Society – Digital Biology: Advanced computational approaches to biological design and engineering20 November 2020 The Biochemical Society – Developments in Industrial Biotechnology26 November 2020 KTN: Accelerating Net Zero Chemical Manufacturing: Waste polymers as a feedstock24 November 2020 KTN: #IdeasMeanBusiness: The legalities of running a small business25 November 2020 …

Webinar Outcomes: “Aerobic Granules in Wastewater Treatment – Combining Novel Molecular Techniques and Technologies for Environmental Biotech”

SYNOPSIS (Webinar video available to watch here) The new EBNet Webinar series is designed to replace our annual Research Colloquium with top-quality, specialist webinars on a range of EB topics. Leading the series, with a look at “Aerobic Granules in Wastewater Treatment – Combining Novel Molecular Techniques and Technologies for …

EBNet Webinar: “Organohalide Bioremediation – Current Approaches in Environmental Biotech”

Tuesday, 12th January 2021 at 09:00am – 10:30am. This event is now over. Summary here. The webinar recording can be accessed here. This event is FREE-TO-MEMBERS. Register through Eventbrite here. Non-members are welcome – join the Network for free prior to registration.. In place of our Research Colloquium 2021, EBNet …

National Biofilm Innovation Centre (NBIC) Events

Many of the microbial consortia utilised in environmental biotechnology for environmental protection, bioremediation and resource recovery are a subset of a larger biofilm community. Visit NBIC News and Events and Noticeboard for their latest activities. DON’T MISS: NBIC Software Carpentry workshop (Python) organised by the Software Sustainability Institute, teaching writing, …

CIWEM Events

The Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) holds events and courses which may be of interest to EBNet members. Selected current events include: Flood and Coast 2020: Digital sessions continue throughout the remainder of this year and into 2021. Fabricated Soils (FABSoil) Project Webinar, 8 Dec 20, 5:30-6:30 …

EBNet Webinar: “Sustainable Biological Removal of N and P – Advances and Challenges for Environmental Biotech”

Tuesday, 1st December 2020 at 12:00pm – 1:30pm. This event is now over. Summary here. The webinar recording can be accessed here. In place of our Research Colloquium 2021, EBNet is hosting a series of specialist webinars to support knowledge exchange amongst members. Featuring presentations from: Juhani Kostiainen, Plantwork Systems …

Yorkshire as a national focus for innovation in food manufacturing sustainability

Webinar, 12th November 2020 Join BioVale for this free workshop to  discuss opportunities for added value from food manufacturing side streams and co-products in Yorkshire. This event will bring together: food manufacturers with technology providers and researchers who can add value to those products. The webinar will be followed by …

EBNet at the World Biogas Summit 2020

Prof Sonia Heaven joined a line-up of speakers from New Zealand, Ireland, Canada and the UK to speak on “Balancing H2 input to anaerobic digesters to maximise methane production”. This work, carried out with Bing Tao, Yue Zhang, Charles Banks and others is outlined in more detail in the Environmental …

EBNet Webinar: “Biosensors and Environmental Monitoring – New Developments in Environmental Biotech”

Tuesday, 17th November 2020 at 12:00pm – 1:30pm This event is now over. If you’d like to learn more about the session, view the summary here or watch Dr Zhugen Yang’s talk here. (Prof Kasprzyk-Hordern’s talk has been embargoed to non-attendees). In place of our Research Colloquium 2021, EBNet is …