Other Countries Partnering Award, Australia: A rhizotrait framework for the northern and southern hemispheres

Lead Research Organisation: University of Aberdeen
Department Name: Inst of Biological and Environmental Sci

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Related Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Award Value
BB/L026759/1 19/01/2015 31/01/2017 £30,561
BB/L026759/2 Transfer BB/L026759/1 01/05/2017 18/04/2019 £9,697
 
Description Review article published in Methods in Ecology & Evolution. This draws on recent advances in measuring and using traits of different biota to predict ecosystem processes, and provides a new perspective as to how biotic traits can be integrated into biogeochemical models. These model frameworks will generate improved predictive capacity of how changes in biodiversity regulate biogeochemical cycles in terrestrial ecosystems. They will also assist in developing a new generation of process-based models that include plant, microbial and faunal traits and facilitate dialogue between empirical researchers and modellers.
Exploitation Route Exploring possibilities around joint studentships, grant applications and further joint papers.
Sectors Agriculture, Food and Drink,Environment

 
Description Joint PhD studentships 
Organisation Western Sydney University
Department Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment
Country Australia 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Established joint PhD studentship program between the University of Aberdeen and HIE, Western Sydney University.
Collaborator Contribution Funding investment to studentships.
Impact No outputs yet as the studentships are ongoing.
Start Year 2016