Professor Brian Chambers

10th September 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected death of Professor Brian J. Chambers, Head of the ADAS Soils and Nutrients Group, on the morning of Saturday 30th August 2014.  

Brian was a Fellow and Past President of the Institute of Professional Soil Scientists (IPSS) and was instrumental in achieving Chartered status for the Institute.

His unexpected death is a great loss to our discipline.

Professor Steve Jarvis awarded lifetime achievement award

Steve Jarvis Award
3rd September 2014

Professor Steve Jarvis was tonight awarded a BSSS lifetime achievement award for his many, many years of service to the Society as a Member, on Counil and as Editor in Chief of the European Journal of Soil Science.  Steve has over the years sat on many committees and steering groups and has been instrumental in the Society's sucess over the years.