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Funded by NERC and BBSRC, the STARS Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) is an exciting consortium of 8 organizations, comprising 4 universities and 4 research institutes from around England, Scotland and Wales who are collaborating to offer training to PhD students in soil science.

Each year 11 students will be recruited to the STARS CDT and have the added benefit of cohort training in the STARS College, both face-to-face and online. They will have access to internationally renowned soil scientists and research facilities as well as benefiting from the support of fellow students from across the country.

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Call for academics to submit proposals for undergraduate Research Experience Placements – REPs.

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Are you an undergrad wanting research experience over the summer? REPs will be listed here soon.

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New STARS Facebook page

Take a look at the new STARS CDT Facebook page, where we will be posting key STARS updates, information on upcoming events and keeping up to date with the activities of STARS PhD researchers.
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Research Experience Placements – REPs

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STARS at envEXPO2017

Following on from the STARS Innovation event in February, 3 STARS students: Lewis Rose, Dan Evans and Mihai Cimpoiasu, ventured to envEXPO in Norwich ready to put their networking skills into practice…

10 March, 2017 News

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Ordnance Survey Blog

STARS student Emily Dowdeswell from Cranfield is thoroughly enjoying her Innovation Policy Placement within the Chief Scientist’s Office, Defra. Emily recently travelled to the Ordnance Survey, wher…

28 February, 2017 News

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