Category: Awards

Congratulations to Dr Baptiste Poursat for being awarded an Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) Grant.

Dr Baptiste Poursat was awarded an IAA led by RA grant of £20,000, in collaboration with Scottish Water and SepSolve Analytical. The project is entitled “Translating volatilome-based biomarkers from biomedical disease detection to environmental biotechnology system monitoring” and aims to develop a new volatile organic compounds (VOCs) based analytical method to detect early warning indicator

Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament online workshop

On the 30th January 2024 Dr Elizabeth Lawson curated an online session on Water and Wastewater as part of the Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament (SRIP) online programme. The event was attended by over 40 individuals and organisations from across Scotland, and included a presentation from the Tighnabruaich Primary School and a Q&A session from

Spotlight on Research: Marta Vignola | Water Treatment Technologies

Explore the pioneering work of Research Fellow Marta Vignola, as she harnesses sustainable, biology-based techniques to purify drinking water. Her mission is to advance these technologies to ensure safe drinking water is accessible to all. Watch the video  here (First published: 27 October 2023) at University of Glasgow’s communication hub.

Dr Tania Gomez Borraz – Invited Talk – Closing the cycle: Proposal for a decentralised integrated system for domestic wastewater treatment

Dr Tania Gomez Borraz , was invited to give a talk during the ‘1st International Seminar in Natural Resources and Environmental Education towards Climate Change and National Security’. The event was organised mainly by the Pontificia Bolivariana University in Bucaramanga, Colombia, as a hybrid event. More information available on the flyer

Environmental Social Science Awards – Advancing Capacity for Climate Environment Social Science (ACCESS)

Congratulations to Elizabeth Lawson and Laura Major for their successful submission to the Environmental Social Science Awards – Advancing Capacity for Climate Environment Social Science (ACCESS) Flex Fund.   Elizabeth Lawson of Newcastle University will lead as PI on this project entitled, “Taps Aff!” Voicing experiences of water scarcity in rural Scotland‘.  This is a

2022 Young Scientist Award

Congratulations to Dr Siming You, who was conferred the 2022 Young Scientist Award by the International Bioprocessing Association – An International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses [IBA-IFIBiop] (

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