SciComm

The world of tea – from bush to bag!

“Tea lover and PhD student Siobhan Gardiner shares thoughts on an IFST technical visit she organised for members in March 2017.” Last month, agrifood scientists and the Institute of Food Science & Technology were brought together by a love of tea….
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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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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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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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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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