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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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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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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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