PhD

Hutton Postgraduate Student Conference 2017

“In this recent Dirt Doctors post, Grant Campbell reviews the recent James Hutton Institute Postgraduate Student event in Birnam” On Thursday and Friday last week, I joined PhD students from Aberdeen and Dundee James Hutton Institute sites for our Annual…
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Sun, sea and sustainable technologies

“PhD student Siobhan Gardiner comments on her recent visit to Monaco as a speaker at CleanEquity 2017″   For the last three years, Cranfield University has sponsored CleanEquity – a private conference, which features up to 30 of the world’s…
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A time for reflection….

In this post, Dirt Doctors original founder and recently graduated Olly Pritchard reflects on how the Dirt Doctors blog account has done so far. It’s been pretty much 18 months now since the Dirt Doctors blog was first exposed to…
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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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