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Soils and regolith: from parent rock to critical resource

13th November 2014

Training course running from 23rd to 25th February 2015 at the Natural History Museum, London.

Open to all PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and early-career scientists in a related field of study. Priority is given to those with NERC-funding (PhD or current). Maximum of 16 places are available. This workshop is fully funded by NERC and all costs (travel, daily lunch, refreshments, and accommodation) are covered.


BSSS on TV!

15th October 2014

On behalf of the Society Professor Lorna Dawson talked to the Islam Channel'sLiving the Life programme about various burial methods and decomposition.

The Muslim practice is to bury the dead in a cloth shroud and Professor Dawson will help assess the impact this might have on our environment, as opposed to casket burials.

If you missed the show then you can now see it on YouTube


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