Set 4 Britain 2016 – Now Open for Applications from PhDs and PostDocs – Closes 21 Dec 15

The SET for BRITAIN 2016 poster competition for early career researchers which will be held at the House of Commons on the afternoon of Monday 7th of March 2016.


This annual event is run by the House of Commons Parliamentary and Scientific Committee (PSC) and the ‘Engineering’ session is supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering.


The competition provides an opportunity for 60 early-career researchers (PhDs and postdocs) to present their posters and the winners receive Gold (£3,000), Silver (£2,000) or Bronze (£1,000) Awards.


The overall aim is to encourage, support and promote Britain’s early career researchers –  for further information see:


Applications are now being accepted for the competition and the closing date for entries is Monday, the 21st of December 2015 at 17:00. To enter, simply fill out the online application form, an abstract of your work, and provide a reference.


Details on eligibility and how to apply can be found on the webpage:

Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors for Wastewater Treatment and Energy Recovery – 14 Jan 16, University of Southampton

There is quite a bit of activity going on in the University of Southampton Labs on both flat sheet and hollow fibre Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactors. Take a look at this video on the University of Southampton Environmental Lab Facebook page.

This is just a sample of some of the international research which will be showcased at the above event.

Register to attend now!


What facilities does your bioeconomy company need to grow?

The NNFCC is seeking views on the facilities and services provided, or required,  in science parks and similar clustering activities. If you are a product or service business looking to establish and grow in the bio-based economy sector, they would like to hear from you.

Your responses will help shape the future provision of such services.

There is a short online survey that should only take 15-20 minutes to complete.

Survey link:

If you experience any problems with completing the survey please contact

Anaerobic Digestion Network ECR Travel Vouchers Available for Biogas Science: Hungary Aug 16

The Anaerobic Digestion Network is offering a limited number of Travel Bursaries for Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to attend the above event to be held on 21-24th Aug 16 at the University of Szeged in Hungary. The Anaerobic Digestion Network can fund travel and accommodation expenses up to £1500 to present at major events in the AD calendar. If you are an Early Career Researcher, are presenting at an event in the UK or overseas,  simply fill in our application form at: