It was great to see so many current and future STARS students at the joint meeting of the British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) and the NERC Soil Security Program (SSP) recently. The meeting was held during the first week of September at Reading University and saw the first cohort of STARS students presenting posters of […]
A great job opportunity with STARS, closing date 18th September 2016. We are looking for an enthusiastic Innovation Fellow with experience of the research environment, innovation and connecting research with policy, to deliver a Policy and Innovation Boost for soil science as part of the STARS CDT consortium.
STARS is excited to announce that the latest call for research project proposals is now open. Further details are available here. The deadline for receipt of proposals is 30th September 2016, for October 2017 start.
STARS is offering NERC Research Experience Placements (REPs)this summer. The scheme offers to fund summer placements for undergraduates studying quantitative disciplines outside the NERC remit. This is a great opportunity to experience Environmental research at first hand. Applicants must: be studying for an undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline outside of NERC’s scientific remit (e.g. […]
There is an exciting week of training planned for STARS students next week. Part 1, “An Introduction and Foundation to Soil Science (incorporating BSSS Working with Soil Course 1 Exposing and describing a soil profile)”, will take place at Lancaster University and Myerscough College. There is then a change of scene for part 2, “Introduction […]
Congratulations to the successful 2nd Cohort students; a great achievement and a great asset to STARS. We look forward to welcoming them and their supervisors into the STARS college.
Competition has been tough, and we now have some great candidates set to join the STARS CDT in October. With new supervisors and partners on board too, the STARS consortium is gaining momentum.
STARS students are currently engrossed in the Statistical Methods For Soil Science course run by Murray Lark and Ron Corstanje at Cranfield University where, according to Murray, “They’ll plot, analyze, present and maybe even get muddy!” Next on the horizon, after Easter, are the “Introduction & Foundation to Soil Science”, and ” Introduction to Soil […]
Another chance to apply for this fully funded STARS studentship based at Nottingham University. New deadline FRIDAY 4th MARCH. Further details can be found here
There are 21 great studentships to choose from; download the application form here , then submit your completed application here. Deadline for applications is 24th January 2016 for 1st October 2016 start.