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Master’s student position investigating the remediation of mine tailings using bio-amendments and microbial inoculants.

Master’s student position investigating the remediation of mine tailings using bio-amendments and microbial inoculants.

Dr. Michael D. Preston is seeking an MSc student to study in the fields of Microbial Ecology, Soil Science, and Restoration Ecology at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). Tailings, the waste materials from metalliferous mining activities, are very poor in nutrients and organic matter. Application of stable soil amendments to mine tailings increases […]

Master’s student position investigating the microbial response to tree restoration and consequence for forest carbon stocks.

Master’s student position investigating the microbial response to tree restoration and consequence for forest carbon stocks.

Dr. Michael D. Preston is seeking an MSc student to study in the fields of Microbial Ecology, Soil Science, and Restoration Ecology at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). Tree restoration has been identified as an effective and affordable capture carbon strategy to help limit global warming to 1.5 °C by 2050. Trees planted […]

Postdoctoral Position in Soil Microbiome

Postdoctoral Position in Soil Microbiome

Project Description: A postdoctoral position is available in the Plant-Microbe Lab under the supervision of Dr. Malinda Thilakarathna at the University of Alberta. Our current research program is focused on beneficial microorganisms, soil amendments, biotic and abiotic factors on field crop production and soil health. Key Responsibilities: The candidate will be part of a collaborative […]