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.
The British Society of Soil Science has released a new video in its "An introduction to" series called "An introduction to cultural soil heritage. This videa sees Member Dr Clare Wilson from Stirling University introduce the concept of soils as a time capsule.
View it online http://youtu.be/REYdnZcRFG4?list=UUHHciYt47RFZLqcQ6QGkjxg
Applications are now being sought for the AHDB studentship programme for projects starting in Autumn 2015. As one of its divisions, Potato Council is inviting applications and is looking to support up to three studentships. The aim of the scheme is to produce high-quality research outputs, based on original ideas, leading to benefits for the potato industry.
The Society's bid to host the World Congress of Soil Science as once again made the papers in Glasgow - read all about it in the Herald
Dr. C.Y. Jim, an author, researcher, and the chair professor of geography at the University of Hong Kong, is this year’s recipient of the International Society of Arboriculture’s (ISA) L.C. Chadwick Award for Arboricultural Research. The award is given to individuals to recognize their research and its valuable contribution to arboriculture.