Monthly Archives: July 2018

STARS award winner 3 times over

Cohort 1 STARS student Jasmine Burr-Hersey has been awarded the University of Nottingham Graduate Travel Prize and $1000 from the International Union of Soil Science (IUSS), towards her trip to Brazil for the World Congress of Soil Science. This is on top of her BSSS award, mentioned in a previous STARS news item. The Nottingham […]

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STARS 2019 Conference

This is an exciting time for the STARS CDT, a unique opportunity to bring together all its PhD students and supervisors to celebrate the diversity and depth of soil science research in the UK today. We will meet in the Low Wood Bay Hotel on the banks of Windermere. The conference will be structured around […]

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STARS in Rio

Congratulations to Hannah Cooper and Jasmine Burr-Hersey, cohort 1 STARS students, who have been awarded travel grants by the British Society for Soil Science to travel to the 21st World Congress of Soil Science in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this August.  This is an amazing opportunity for them to join such a large and prestigious […]

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See the wonderful world of plant roots

Exciting developments for 3rd year STARS student Jasmine Burr-Hersey, who has been involved in an outreach project in conjunction with the Hounsfield 3D X-Ray Computed Tomography facility at the University of Nottingham. Last week saw the launch of a new website which showcases the wonderful world of plant roots. Both images and videos of undisturbed root […]

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