The studentship is funded by The Institute for Sustainable Food and the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures at the University of Sheffield. The Institute for Sustainable Food is an interdisciplinary initiative which aims to address the global challenges of food security, improving the sustainability of the world's future food supplies and encouraging more sustainable consumption.
The applicant is expected to have a 2:1 honours degree + Masters (or equivalent) or first class honours (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. This could be Biology, Microbiology, Geography or Social Sciences.
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• Kaminsky et al 2019, The Inherent Conflicts in Developing Soil Microbial Inoculants, Trends in Biotechnology, 37 (2) 140-151
FTE Category A staff submitted: 44.90
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