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STARS in the field

“In this guest blog post, PhD researchers Emily Dowdeswell and Dan Evans, on behalf of the STARS (Soils Training and Research Studentships) Centre for Doctoral Training review an exciting week in the field. Funded by NERC and BBSRC, STARS is…
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Soil Dirt Doctors blog

“In our next edition of ‘Your Career in Soil or Plant Sciences’  Plant Ecologist Rob Brooker from The James Hutton Institute shares his career experiences so far.” Let’s be honest with one another right from the start: I work on…
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Soil Early Careers Researchers Conference 2017

“In this latest blog post, Grant Campbell personally reflects upon his time at the British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) Early Careers Researchers (ECR) Conference at Lancaster University” Last week, I attended the BSSS ECR conference at Lancaster University. This…
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A soil geographer’s journey

“The next blog post in our #YourCareerInSoilOrPlantSciences segment comes from Bradley Miller from Iowa State University” I have always loved maps. When I was a kid, topographic maps were my favourite because I could read the different place names and…
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A career in soils

“In our recent “Your Career in Soil or Plant Sciences feature, Professor Richard Bardgett from the University of Manchester describes his journey so far” Looking at some of the other blogs, I think I am a bit unusual because from…
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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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How to communicate your science better

“In this blog post, Jeremy LeLean from the Soil Security Programme gives his thoughts on how to communicate your science better” Science is important and maybe just as important is communicating science.  At a recent Science Media Centre briefing the…
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Review of the Year- Dirt Doctors 2016

“In our final blog post of the year, PhD student Grant Campbell reviews the year of 2016 for Dirt Doctors” It’s hard to believe that it is nearly the end of 2016! So much has changed. Our co-founder Olly Pritchard…
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Soil Security Programme at University of Reading

“In this recent post, Professor Chris Collins and Web Communications Officer Jeremy Lelean talk about the Soil Security Programme at the University of Reading.” While we are all aware of the benefits clean air and water provide, the benefits of…
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My Soil Story

“In this next edition of our ‘Your Career In Soil Or Plant Sciences’ segment, Dr Brendan Malone from the University of Sydney, Australia, discusses his journey” A couple of key events during my undergraduate studies in agricultural science ultimately coerced…
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