Graduate Studies

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 […]