The Patron HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO will be attending the forthcoming Early Career Conference at the University of Sheffield on Tuesday 16th April 2019.
The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) is inviting anyone to "propose" in a poster your "Soilutions" to address soil problems in order to preserve this unique resource and life.
The ideas and proposals should represent the role of the soil as an essential natural resource to preserve the environment. IUSS will award 1,000 USD from the Stimulus Fund for the best ‘Soilutions’ poster and 500 USD each for the second and third best poster.
The latest IUSS Alert (Number 165) for March 2019 is now available here
Remember that all BSSS Members enjoy complimentary membership of the International Union of Soil Sciences as part of their annual subscription fee.
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The Society is looking for the next Early Career Members (ECR) Representative to take on the organising of the 2021 Early Career Researcher Conference and represent the views of ECR members on the Society Council.
Current ECR Rep Dan Evans announced at the recent ECR Conference that "the role has been the highlight of his career to date and was a wonderful opportunity to promote soil science to those at the beginning of their professional life"
The first issue of the "Journal of Soil Science" was published in March 1949.
70 years on, and with a name change to the "European Journal of Soil Science" in 1994, the journal has recently announced a new Editor in Chief Professor Jennifer Dungait.