Opportunities and events of interest

Dear Scottish Soils people,

A quick summary of things that may be of interest to you:

1. There is a new fellowship scheme within SPICe (Scottish Parliament Information Centre). The scheme is open to academics from all disciplines and cover a number of different subject areas. See more at http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/100472.aspx.
2. Roseanna Cunningham MSP, the Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform will be giving the keynote seminar at a conference on policy in Scotland, on the 1st of March 2017. Registration and further information can be found at http://www.scotlandpolicyconferences.co.uk/forums/book_event.php?eid=1395.
3. Make sure you are not missing out on all the cool stuff mentioned on the Society Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/BritishSoilScience/) or our Twitter feed (@Soil_Science).
4. World Soil Day is approaching - 5th December!

Matt Aitkenhead