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.
During the enjoyable STARS Welcome meeting in November, students and staff joined forces to make a short film, outlining why soil is so important to us all. Take a look at it here
The successful STARS welcome meeting was swiftly followed by the BSSS Annual Conference in London, to which all the new STARS Students went. Here are a few photos of the event.
Paul George setting up to extract nematodes from soil. The experiment will compare the diversity and amount of nematodes in soils of contrasting organic matter status. This forms part of an assessment of the importance of soil organic matter in regulating soil biodiversity and functioning.
Happy Christmas to you all! The first STARS training of the New Year, “Write a PhD Research Plan & Literature Review” is due 11th-13th January in The Barn, Sutton Bonington Campus, University of Nottingham.