Partnerships

The British Society of Soil Science has key partnerships with several organisations, below are short discriptions and links to these organisations.

International Union of Soil Scientists (IUSS)

The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) is the global union of soil scientists. The objectives of the IUSS are to promote all branches of soil science, and to support all soil scientists across the world in the pursuit of their activities.  The British Society of Soil Science is a corporate member of the IUSS and as such holds a seat on its Council.  Members of the British Society of Soil Science are also Members of the IUSS and entitled to reduced registration rates to the World Congress of Soil Science.

Global Soil Partnership

The mandate of the GSP is to improve governance of the limited soil resources of the planet in order to guarantee healthy and productive soils for a food secure world, as well as support other essential ecosystem services, in accordance with the sovereign right of each State over its natural resources. The GSP should become an interactive and responsive partnership. the British Society of Soil Science is a partner organisation f the Global Soil Partnership.

Parlimentary and Scientific Committee

The Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, founded in 1939, is a major focus for scientific and technological issues providing a liaison between Parliamentarians and scientific bodies, science-based industry and the academic world.  The British Society of Soil Science is a Member Organisation.

Foundation of Science and Technology

The Foundation's purpose is to provide a neutral platform for debate of policy issues that have a science, engineering or technology element. The Foundation organises dinner/discussions and workshops on relevant issues when parliament is sitting.  The British Society of Soil Science is a Member organisation.

The Science Council

The Science Council advances science and the application of science for society by bringing together a broad spectrum of professional bodies and learned societies across science to focus on the education, skills and professionalism of the science community.    The Science Council is a membership organisation that brings together learned societies and professional bodies across science and its applications.  The British Society of Soil Science is a Member Organisation of The Science Council.

Society of Biology

The Society of Biology is a single unified voice for biology: advising Government and influencing policy; advancing education and professional development; supporting our members, and engaging and encouraging public interest in the life sciences. The Society represents a diverse membership of individuals, learned societies and other organisations.  The British Society of Soil Science is a Member Organisation.