Professor Steve Jarvis was tonight awarded a BSSS lifetime achievement award for his many, many years of service to the Society as a Member, on Counil and as Editor in Chief of the European Journal of Soil Science. Steve has over the years sat on many committees and steering groups and has been instrumental in the Society's sucess over the years.
The award was presented by Society President Professor Phil Haygarth during the dinner of our 2014 Annual Meeting at the University of Manchester. Phil said
"It is a pleasure to present Prof Steve Jarvis with this Prize. Steve has been an outstanding contributor to our understanding of soil nutrient cycling, particularly nitrogen in grassland systems, and more recently he has been lead editor of our journal EJSS. On a personal note, this is also a pleasure for me as Steve was my mentor in my early career. Congratulations Steve".