Cranfield University in collaboration the British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) and the James Hutton Institute (JHI) with be hosting a NERC advanced training course in soil science at Cranfield University campus. The course will run from Monday, 2nd March 2015 to Friday 6th March 2015. The course is fully supported by NERC and is offered at no cost to the participant. Participants will also be reimbursed for reasonable travel costs.
The course is open to all PhD and post-doctoral researchers studying soils or whose research is at the interface of soil science and other disciplines. It offers an opportunity to improve knowledge and skills in fundamental soil science. The course foundation is based upon soils as interactive systems that have multiple functions and processes operating at a number of scales. It will also provide an opportunity to develop skills in research proposal design and innovative ways of communicating research outcomes and impact.