The course include hands-on training and experience of several different laboratory techniques including inductively coupled plasma – atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-AES) / inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS); carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen elemental analysis (CHN); X-Ray diffraction (XRD) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) each with specialists experienced in the use of these techniques and their application in soil science.
Open to all PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and early-career scientists in a related field of study. Priority is given to those with NERC-funding (PhD or current). Maximum of 16 places are available. This workshop is fully funded by NERC and all costs (travel, daily lunch, refreshments, and accommodation) are covered.
Applications must be submitted by 1st December 2014