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We wish to sponsor an applicant for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellowship. We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher with a highly competitive record, who would prepare an application with us for a European Fellowship, with a view
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Our new paper will be in the 15th September issue of Water Research and is available online now.

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Visit to Clean Team Ghana

This week I’ve been visiting Clean Team Ghana, a “sanitation enterprise” based in Kumasi, Ghana. I visited along with colleagues – Alison Parker and Ben Martin – from Cranfield Univeristy. Alison and Ben are involved with a Bill & Melinda … Continue reading

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Next Zambian visit for Transforming Waste Project

Our ‘Transforming Waste Project’ will be back in Lusaka, Zambia again soon. I’ve been in touch with Lyla Mehta (Institute for Development Studies, Brighton, UK) and Kamal Kar (Chairman, the Community-Led Total Sanitation Foundation) and we’ll visit during the first … Continue reading

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News from the COST Action (ES1302) Meeting, Porto (5-7th March)

Our COST Action on ‘The Ecological roles of Trace Metals in Anaerobic Biotechnologies’ (COST Action ES1302) held its first set of Working Group (WG) meetings and Management Committee meeting last week in Porto, Portugal. Our venue was the CIIMAR (Centre … Continue reading

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I had the pleasure of joining Dr Ameet Pinto (@watermicrobe) and Prof Bill Sloan in hosting Professor Nancy Love for dinner last night in Glasgow’s West End (pic.twitter.com/ofKGD9OxpW). Nancy is a WEF Fellow and Professor at the Department of …

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Updates on our slow sand filter research

Our slow sand filter trial with secondary effluent from a local wastewater treatment plant is coming towards the end. Joseph is maintaining them for a further few weeks to monitor coliform removal and nutrient cycling. He’s been back-washing Manz biofilters … Continue reading

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7,500th new visitor to our lab website and blog

Thanks to now over 7,500 unique visitors to our lab website and blog. Next time you visit, you can sign up as a follower to receive updates from us on our lab news. -GC

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New paper from our greenhouse-gas-oxidising biofilms

This is our 2014 paper in the Chemical Engineering Journal from our methane-consuming, horizontal-flow biofilm reactor (HFBR) systems C. Kennelly, S. Gerrity, G. Collins, E. Clifford (2014). Liquid phase optimisation in a horizontal flow biofilm reactor (HFBR) technology for the removal of methane … Continue reading

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Latest on our greenhouse-gas-oxidising biofilms

One of our postgrad students, Sean Gerrity, who has been working on the ecophysiology of gas-oxidising biofilms, has just finished his benchwork.  Sean’s work has been on methane-, hydrogen sulphide- and ammonia-oxidising biofilms in novel, horizontal-flow biofilm reactors (HFBRs). We’ve worked … Continue reading

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