Author: SOILdarity

Using treated wastewater as fertilizer: The first SOILdarity training course

The first SOILdarity training course is getting started! Phosphorous (P), a non-renewable resource, has been applied extensively in farm fields and orchards to increase crop yield, yet consequently has increased the potential of waterway eutrophication. Hence, there is an urgent need to develop an innovative method of P capturing, recycling and reuse that will sustain […]

Online Workshop on Women Empowerment, Gender Equality and RRI – Registration Open

The current COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the critical role that science and women’s empowerment play for driving progress forward across the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Against this background, SOILdarity supports the need to better leverage the skills of women in science. The research team holds a workshop on women empowerment, gender equality, responsible research & innovation on […]

Water management, plant-soil interactions, alternative fertilizers – SOILdarity training programme

SOILdarity has been launching its first training programme! The programme is made up of two specilised courses: The multi-module course on the “optimisation of the use of treated waste waters as a source for alternative fertilisers”, and The multi-module course on “soil ecology in dry ecosystems”. The courses will be held in Lisbon and will […]

PhD and Postdoc positions available. Apply now!

Are you looking for exciting career opportunities in precision agriculture? 2 PhD scholarships and 1 postdoc position are available in the Precision Soil and Crop Engineering (Precision Scoring) group at the University of Ghent. Postdoc position Smart farming PhD positions Measurement and Simulation of Fusarium Head Blight Induced Mycotoxin Contamination in Cereal Crops Implementation of […]