BSSS Postgraduate Student Award for Harper Adams

8th October 2014
Award winner Mikael Norton

The BSS Postgraduate Award (Harper Adams) was presented to Mikael Norton by Ian Brown

Mikael, who originates from Harare, Zimbabwe, studied on the MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and was awarded a Merit. He previously completed his first degree at the University of Bangor in Agriculture, Conservation and Environment.

Mikael’s Masters Research Project was titled “Long-term applications of organic amendments to agricultural soil: their effects on soil quality”. His research measured physical, chemical and biological properties of soil and his examiner commented that “Relevant methodologies and analysis have been undertaken in a thorough approach”, and that “the student was able to produced a confident defence” of his work during his Viva voce examination.