Education

Cranfield University’s Festival of Flight

In this blog post, Cranfield University PhD student Tom Storr reflects on the work he and fellow soils colleagues did at the recent Festival of Flight at Cranfield University. On the 17th September 2016, Cranfield University hosted a research exploratorium…
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The Accidental Soil Scientist!

“The next post in our ‘Your Career in Soil Or Plant Sciences’ segment comes from The James Hutton Institute’s Matt Aitkenhead who talks, humorously, about the many obstacles he had to work around to become successful in his field of…
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Early Career Event: What next? Careers in soil science

On the 19th June delegates from all over the UK attended Cranfield University for a 1 day Early Career Researchers (ECR) event detailing careers in soil science, what to do next post-PhD. The joint SEESOIL (@sesoil) and IAgrE (@IAgrE) event was well…
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Training day at the zoo – Soapbox Science 2016 at ZSL!

Last week selected speakers for this year’s Soapbox Science events made their way to ZSL for a training workshop. We were met with a whole host of ice breaker activities (including Scientist-Pictionary) and short concise sessions on verbal communication, improvisation…
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Science outreach grant success for The Dirt Doctors!

We are delighted to report that The Dirt Doctors have been awarded a scientific outreach grant by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB)! The award scheme is centred on regional grants that support the communication and promotion of biological sciences through…
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