If you are thinking of coming along to the Early Careers Researchers Conference at the University of York on 7th and 8th April then be aware that abstracts are due to be submitted by no later than Monday 2nd February 2015.
The Society has been informed of the passing of Dr Victor Stewart, who worked at the Soil Science Unit in Aberystwyth, on 23rd December 2014. His funeral was held at Aberystwyth Crematorium on 31st December 2014.
The BBC Radio 4 programme "Inside Science" will today include a discussion on soil and the International Year of Soils featuring Professor Richard Bardgett (University of Manchester), Professor David Manning (Newcastle University) and Dr Iain Hartley (University of Exeter).
The programme is broadcast at 4.30pm and repeated at 9pm. You can hear the programme on the BBC i Player
The 2015 Early Career Researchers’ (ECR) conference will be held at the University of York on the 7th and 8th of April 2015.
This fully funded conference will be jammed packed with courses, presentations and discussion sessions.
The Society has been informed of the passing of Ed Paterson, former Head of Soils at the James Hutton Institute, on 29th December 2014. Ed was a member of the Society for many years and we would like to pass on our condolences to his family.
His funeral is being held at 11.45am on Thursday 8th January 2015 at West Chapel, Aberdeen Crematorium.