Soil health metrics for sustainable agricultural systems
Dr S Haefele
15 April 2019
Why is this project important?. Soil is the foundation of all agricultural systems. It is a complex biophysical system of aggregated particles and pore networks that, if managed carefully, provides plants with the medium for roots to grow and extract water and nutrients in order to produce food and fibre.
Plant and Soil Microbiome Interactions
Prof B Singh
31 March 2019
The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE) is a research institute within Western Sydney University. HIE has rapidly become a research leader in environmental and ecological research, with a strong reputation for delivering research outcomes of the highest quality.
Unlocking the Toolbox of Soil Bacterial Biomarkers
Dr D Read, Dr J Bendle
31 March 2019
A wide range of environmental information from both terrestrial and marine realms is required from palaeoclimate archives to better understand the climate system and to provide a palaeoclimatic context for predictions of future rates of climate change.
GOA PhD position for a Molecular plant physiologist
Prof I NIJS, Prof H Asard
Applications accepted all year round
The Department of Biology of the University of Antwerp is seeking to fill 1 full-time (100%) PhD position within in a large scale multidisciplinary project, bringing together plant ecology, plant physiology, interaction of plants with soil microorganisms, transcriptome analysis, metabolomics and bio-informatics.