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Investigating sea ice and Bering Sea palaeoceanography during the middle Pleistocene global climatic shift

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Savannah Worne The NERC Isotope Geoscience Facilities Steering Committee is an excellent opportunity for UK based researchers to apply for funding with which they can undertake stable isotope analyses at the NERC Isotope Geosciences Facilities (NIGF; http://www.bgs.ac.uk/sciencefacilities/nerc.html). Applying and being awarded this grant was an essential part of my PhD research and will provide a […]

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Tim Peters and Dwynwen Cider

Tim Peters and Dwynwen Cider

Since moving to North Wales to start a forestry degree at Bangor University, I noticed many productive apples trees were not being picked and that the fruit was going to waste. As I was brought up among Kent’s productive apple orchards, I have always had a passion for traditional cider production and home brewing, so […]

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Communicating Science & Field Trips

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Paul McLachlan I understand the importance and enjoy communicating science through a range of physical and virtual formats. It is important to exchange knowledge to multiple audiences from those researching in similar areas to those that have limited interest in environmental science. I think it is important to engage people in the natural world and […]

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Envision student success in Cabinet Office internship

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The government has launched a new online tool, the Innovation Launch Pad to enable small businesses to pitch their ideas on how they could do the business of government more cheaply or more efficiently.  The Innovation Launch Pad is part of a series of measures, announced in February by the Prime Minister and Cabinet Minister […]

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Investigating the transfer of carbon between trees via common mycorrhizal networks

Figure 1 Common mycorrhizal network in a forest 400 x 400 px

Figure 1: Common mycorrhizal network  in a forest (van der Heijden et al, 2014)   T. D. Peters¹, D. L. Jones¹, A. R. Smith¹ ¹School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, Bangor University, Gwynedd LL57 2UW, UK What are Common Mycorrhizal Networks? Almost all plants have symbiotic mycorrhizal relationships with fungi, which are beneficial to both […]

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