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Doctoral and postdoctoal opportunities at Environmental Biogeochemistry Laboratory at the University of Delaware

The Environmental Biogeochemistry Laboratory (http://sites.udel.edu/ebl/) at the University of Delaware has openings for two graduate students and a postdoctoral researcher. A short description of the positions and benefits is included below: Graduate students i) Source tracking of phosphorus in a … Continue reading

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Studentship opportunity: organic phosphate cycling in soils

The biodiversity of organic phosphate (phytate) cycling in soils (BREARLEY_UBIO17EE) – CASE studentship with AB Vista/AB Enzymes  Project Supervisor: Dr Charles Brearley (c.brearley@uea.ac.uk) School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia Project description (more information here) Introduction Phytate (inositol hexakisphosphate) is … Continue reading

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PhD position at VITO- Quantification of phosphorus flux

Early Stage Researcher (PhD) Fellowships – ESR1, Quantification of phosphorus flux The Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) calls for cadidates for a PhD-position available from October 2016 onwards. The fellowship “Quantification of phosphorus flux” is available within the INSPIRATION Marie Skłodowska-Curie … Continue reading

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8th International Phosphorus Workshop (IPW8) in Rostock (Germany), September 12-16, 2016

PHOSPHORUS 2020 — CHALLENGES FOR SYNTHESIS, AGRICULTURE, AND ECOSYSTEMS Phosphorus (P) is of vital importance for all life on Earth. It is a major component in animal feed and plant fertilizers but, when present in excess, also a disruptive element … Continue reading

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Studentship opportunity: Sustainable Phosphorus Management in Soil-Plant-Water System

Deadline for Applications: Mon 7 March 2016 Funding Type: Directly Funded PhD Project (European Students Only) Type of Study: PhD Apply online Summary PhD Studentship & Secondment in China under the SEW-REAP Programme In recent years, China has significantly increased … Continue reading

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Job opportunity: Senior Research Associate in isotope geochemistry

Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, UK Salary:   £32,600 to £37,768 Closing Date:   Tuesday 08 March 2016 This senior research associate post is available under the ‘Hydroscape’ project, among the first of NERC’s new Highlight Topic projects. Hydroscape focusses … Continue reading

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Ecosystem Nutrition 2015

The ecological paradigm of the ‘whole being more than the sum of its parts’ is widely accepted as one of the most fascinating properties of ecosystems. Yet, the emergence of nutrient dynamics within ecosystems has hardly been addressed methodically so … Continue reading

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Phosphorus session on EGU was a great success

The session ‘Insights into phosphorus biogeochemistry from soils and aquatic systems‘ was a great success. The attendance to both oral and poster sessions was excellent and full of energy. Thanks to all the participants and especially to the speakers and … Continue reading

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Meeting on root-soil interactions – Dundee University

If you are able, please come along to support our free half-day meeting on root-soil interactions: Afternoon of 23rd April 2015, Dalhousie Bld, Dundee University, Dundee. “Roots of the second green revolution” – the inaugural Dundee Medal Lecture on Root … Continue reading

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NERC Advanced Training Short Course in soil and freshwater catchment science

Location: Lancaster University and the Eden Catchment, Northern England Dates: 9-13th March 2015 NERC CATSCI course information This training initiative will provide specialist skills and experience across the soil and freshwater sciences. Responding to the key gap in multidisciplinary understanding … Continue reading

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