Dr Victor Stewart

16th January 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. 

Soil in the Media - Today at 4.30pm BBC Radio 4

15th January 2015

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

Ed Paterson

6th January 2015

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.

Happy New Year

5th January 2015

First day back in the office today after a two week break and we are moving!

The BSSS is moving to a new office on the Cranfield University Campus and therefore will not be fully functional until 1pm on Tuesday 6th Jan uary 2015.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.