Nominate your best research project for the UK AD Biogas Awards 2017

This award is one of a number of awards which will be presented at the UK AD Biogas trade show gala dinner on 5 July 2017. This award will be given to any person, team, company, business, university or other entity which has carried out a research project in the last 12 months which has made a significant contribution to the AD industry. More information can be found here.

Early Career Researchers Travel to Chile courtesy of the AD Network


Three lucky researchers presented at the 14th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion held in Vina del Mar, Chile, from 15-18 Nov and had their travel funded by the BBSRC Anaerobic Digestion Netowrk.

Hitesh Boghani from the University of South Wales presented a paper on “Sizing Lonitudinal Modularised Up-scalable MFCs for their use in Wastewater Treatment”. Newcastle University’s Rebeca Gonzalez Cabaleiro presented her paper on “Metabolic Energy-based Modelling Explains the pH Effect on Anaerobic Fermentation Product Yields”. And Santiago Pacheco-Ruiz of the University of Southampton presented his paper on “MCRT Effect on Membrane Fouling, Biomass Characteristics and Performance of a Gravitational SAnMBR”.

If you are an Early Career Researcher and interested in applying for travel vouchers to present at UK or international conferences, see the information on our funding page.






















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: