Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies: MSc ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF COAL TAR COATINGS

Graduate Studies: MSc ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF COAL TAR COATINGS

ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF COAL TAR COATINGS Position: MSc student Start Date: As soon as possible Location: Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Supervisor: Dr. M Anne Naeth, Professor, Land Reclamation and Restoration Ecology https://naethresearch.ualberta.ca/ Research Project The objective of the research program is to determine whether historically used coal tar coatings for […]

Graduate Studies: University of Alberta MSc Positions (2)

Graduate Studies: University of Alberta MSc Positions (2)

For Masters Student positions: Rare Plant Mitigation: The Species at Risk Act (SARA) was introduced in Canada to prevent species from being extirpated or becoming extinct; to provide for recovery of species that are extirpated, endangered or threatened as a result of human activity; and to manage species to prevent them from becoming endangered or […]

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Job Posting: PhD Position at University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen (Jesper Christiansen and Lars Vesterdal) have funding for a large project on rewilding and its effects on soil carbon stability, turnover and greenhouse gas dynamics. The project is called WildSoil (www.ign.ku.dk/wildsoil) and it is based in Denmark. We will investigate if there are climate mitigation benefits alongside the positive biodiversity effects […]

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 […]

Graduate Research Assistnatship (GRA)

Graduate Research Assistnatship (GRA)

Course Provided by: University of Guelph Ontario Agricultural College Department of Plant Agriculture Topic: Sustainable vegetable production: cover crops and soil health  There is a GRA opening in the Department of Plant Agriculture for pursuing an MSc. in horticulture and soil health, for Canadian domestic students. Here is the link to the full description

Master’s student position in Soil Science at the University of Saskatchewan

Master’s student position in Soil Science at the University of Saskatchewan

Project Title:  Intercropping pea with canola or oat: impact on nitrogen, disease and economics Drs. Diane Knight (University of Saskatchewan) and Kui Liu (AAFC-Swift Current) are seeking 1 MSc student.  The student will be responsible for evaluating biological nitrogen fixation, nitrogen transfer and nitrogen recovery in the legume/cereal intercrops.  The student will take classes at the University of […]