A University of Seville research group, led by the professor Antonio Ventosa, has, for the first time, studied and described the microbiome of saline soil in the Marismas del Odiel Natural Park. This research opens new perspectives in microbiome study of this type of environment, which can produce data on, among other aspects, possible climate alterations and other environmental factors in microbial populations.
The biennial conference for students and now early career members was held on 16th and 17th April 2019 at the University of Sheffield United Kingdom.
Over 75 delegates spent the two days at the conference sharing their research either in oral or poster presentations. They also had the chance to network with each other and participate in two workshops covering career opportunities and tips on how to prepare for your Viva.
The Best Oral Presentation Award was presented toThomas Murphy (Slowing the flow“The impact of woodland creation on soil properties in Dartmoor flood risk catchments.") by Professor Wilfred Otten at the 2019 ECR Conference at the University of Sheffield (16th and 17th April 2019).