The 2018 Research Experience Placements

Investigating the relationship between tree root biomass and soil hydraulic properties across soil types Based: Bangor University Project objectives: Increased frequency of flood events and a failure of hard-engineered solutions to prevent damage to infrastructure from extreme events has resulted in a surge of interest in natural approaches to flood risk management. Afforestation of the […]

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Dust to Dust: Redesigning Urban Life in Healthy Soils

Since the autumn of 2017, STARS PhD Researcher Dan Evans (Lancaster University) has co-led an international sustainable urban design ideas competition, charrette and exhibition called: ‘Dust to Dust: Redesigning Urban Life in Healthy Soils’. Dust to Dust began as an urban design ideas competition. Multidisciplinary and multi-sectorial teams were encouraged to develop solutions about how […]

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