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An Introduction to Soil Systems

FREE course in Dirt Science: An Introduction to Soil Systems 25-29 September 2017 Cranfield University
Cranfield University in collaboration with the British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) and the Soil Security Programme (SSP) are hosting a NERC advanced training course in soil science at Cranfield University campus in September.
This 5 day residential course is fully supported by NERC and offered at no cost to the participant.  Participants will also be reimbursed for reasonable travel costs.
The course is open to all PhD and post-doctoral researchers studying soils, or whose research is at the interface of soil science and other disciplines. Priority will be given to NERC-funded students / early career researchers although others funded by alternative streams can also apply.
The course offers participants an opportunity to:
·         Develop systems thinking in soil science  through the concept of soil functions including the multi-functionality of soils in the environment
·         Systematically characterise soils in the field and their potential functions
·         Soil technology and modelling
·         Develop multidisciplinary approaches in soil science including devising a multidisciplinary research proposal for a key challenge in soil science research
·         Translate soil science research for effective knowledge exchange and sound evidence for science policy
To register apply for this course please complete the application form here and return to  no later than SUNDAY 6 AUGUST. Places are limited.


Monday, September 25, 2017 (All day) to Friday, September 29, 2017 (All day)