Research funding:

Joint BBSRC-NERC Soil Science Centre for Doctoral Training

This is a BBSRC-NERC joint call, administered by NERC

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Co-funding

Natural Environment Research Council

Funding total

Not yet awarded.

No. of projects funded

Not yet awarded.

Purpose

To provide a consortia of research organisations to host a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), specialising in the training of scientists with a high level of rounded skills and knowledge to tackle current and future challenges in soil science

Key aims

Understanding soil is central to the sustainable intensification of agriculture, the provision of biological solutions to the energy crisis and water management; thus putting it at the heart of the food, water, energy nexus.

Application downloads (for reference only)

Call text (PDF 546KB)

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CDT Pro-forma (DOCX 61KB)

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About Centres for Doctoral Training

For more information about other NERC CDT calls please visit: http://www.nerc.ac.uk/funding/available/postgrad/cdt-2014.asp.

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