The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is currently undertaking an evaluation of its support for Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to:
SARIC Third Call: £1.5m available from BBSRC and NERC to support sustainable agriculture
BBSRC and NERC invite applications to attend an interactive strategic workshop (Sandpit) to develop proposals for research and research translation projects. Successful projects will bring together multidisciplinary teams to address challenges facing the sustainable intensification of agriculture in the UK.
Please see the latest message from IUSS President Professor Rattan Lal who shares his views on Anthropocentrism and the impact on soil and humanity.
You can download the message here
Two day conference: 22 May - 23 May 2018
Soil functions and agricultural productivity are closely linked. The application of soil improving techniques is crucial to maintain soil functions, long-term productivity and the broad range ecosystem services provided by soils. these techniques include tillage, crop diversity, crop management, cover crops and the use of organic amendments.
The Glinka World Soil Prize honors individuals and organizations whose leadership and activities have contributed, or are still contributing to the promotion of sustainable soil management and the protection of soil resources.
The Glinka Prize is a an annual award for dynamic change-makers dedicated to solving one of our world’s most pressing environmental issue: Soil Degradation.