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Research Fellow position ‘Targeting Cell Wall Glycans’ at Warwick

You will join the teams of Dr Matthew Gibson (Department of Chemistry) and Dr Elizabeth Fullam (School of Life Sciences) to work on a project entitled ‘Targeting cell wall glycans: an untapped approach for therapeutics and diagnostics to combat antimicrobial resistance?’. The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of both teams, contributing […]

N8 AgriFood Resilience Programme

Securing sufficient, safe and nutritious food A growing and increasingly affluent population is putting pressure on our ability to guarantee food security, both now and in the future: agricultural production needs to grow by 60% by 2050 to keep pace with rising populations and increasing meat consumption. N8 AgriFood has three inter-connected multi-disciplinary themes, addressing key challenges […]

Agri-food industry survey

What are the barriers and opportunities to utilising agri-food wastes? AgroCycle are conducting a survey about the barriers and opportunities to utilising agri-food waste in the EU (including UK). You’re opinions are vital to help develop the utilisation of agri-food wastes, for a future circular bioeconomy. See below for more details, and click here to start the survey. Thank […]

£10M Bioeconomy Growth Fund now open

£10M Bioeconomy Growth Fund for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding now open to applications The York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership has announced funding of up to £10m from their Bioeconomy Growth Fund to stimulate new business activity, through investment in innovation and infrastructure, which help grow the bioeconomy in the York, North Yorkshire […]

How bioscience is benefitting the UK economy – new publications

Two independent reports from Capital Economics have been published which highlight how bioscience is benefitting the UK economy. The press release and reports can be found on the BBSRC website here:

GlycoBioTec 2017 registration now open!

Dear Colleague, This is the second announcement to join us on February 7-9, 2017 for the Glycobiotechnology Symposium (GlycoBioTec 2017) at the Harnack House, the historical and intimate conference venue of the Max Planck Society in Berlin. On behalf of the organizing committee, we are delighted to announce that the symposium registration is now open […]

IBCarb PoC funding call now open!

Applications are invited for Proof of Concept Funds (£10K – £100K) to support Academic-Industry partnerships that focus on strategic areas of glycobiotechnology as covered by IBCarb themes and remits. This is an open call and we will consider applications in each of our themes Tools, Renewables (materials, chemical and energy), Food, Health and Societal Impact. Your project should: Have strong industry/public interest […]

Biochemical Society Awards – open for nominations

Do you know of an outstanding bioscientist who deserves recognition? In 2018 the Biochemical Society will recognize established researchers as well as scientists in the early stages of their career. The Society is delighted to announce the introduction of 3 new awards to the portfolio: Teaching Excellence Award, Industry and Academic Collaboration Award and the […]

BBSRC Call for Collaborative Training Partnerships

Collaborative Training Partnerships (CTPs) co-invest in training the next generation of skilled people for the research base and wider bioeconomy. Our vision is to provide PhD students with a first-rate, challenging research training experience within the context of a mutually beneficial research collaboration, between academic and partner organisations. Call status: Open Meeting registration: 1 March […]