A national networking platform to help ex-forces personnel looking to move into careers in the rural sector - and their future employers - is to be launched in Gloucestershire.
Known as “The Rural List Cirencester” and associated with The Liquid List - a well-established veterans’ networking series - it will develop into monthly events at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) for both veterans and employers from across the rural economy.
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is looking for an independent, part-time, non-executive Director to join two other non-executive Directors on the NERC Management Board (NMB).
The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 18th February 2019 with interviews expected to be held on 10th and 11th April 2019.
Further details are availabe here
A talent for crops and a strong work ethic helped Harry Goring win a prestigious bursary for students wishing to start a career in farming, from a non-farming family background.
BSSS Member Professor Phil Haygarth (Lancaster University, United Kingdom) recently participated in a Field Research Expedition to Big Bay in Southland, New Zealand along with colleagues Leo Condron (LIncoln University, New Zealand), Ben Turner (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Republic of Panama), Alan Richardson (CSIRO, Australia) and Andrew Wells (Lincoln University, New Zealand).