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The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #5

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #5

It’s May, and here at Soil System Science HQ we’re calming down after a busy yet fascinating fortnight at the General Assembly. Over the course of two weeks, we enjoyed many thousands of soil science presentations – each one representing a great contribution to our knowledge and understanding about the soil system. Of course, we should never forget that much of that research would not have b ...[Read More]

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #5

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #5

Another month has arrived, and we continue our monthly series of blog posts dedicated to highlighting the indispensable work carried out by our technicians, laboratory assistants, and research support teams. Researchers in Soil Science rely on these key individuals and their tireless efforts to maintain our laboratories, carry out fieldwork, and make research happen! So far in this monthly series, ...[Read More]

Gender Equity in (Soil) Science

Gender Equity in (Soil) Science

Today, as we celebrate International Women’s Day, let’s take a moment to acknowledge our progress in the challenge of reaching gender equity in science, and soil science in particular. Despite the crucial contributions of women, and the fact that an increased gender diversity can contribute to the collective worldwide performance [1], women remain underrepresented and face gender bias in science w ...[Read More]

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #4

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #4

This month, we marked International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and to continue the celebrations we are delighted to showcase the work of Lea Piscitelli in our monthly feature, Technician of the Month! Lea Piscitelli works as a research technician in the Laboratory of Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry at CIHEAM Bari in Italy.  Don’t forget that each month, we’ll spotlight a technicia ...[Read More]