MIDST staff

MIDST Staff update. We have had a fantastic group of staff working on the programme over the last couple of years. A number of the Post-doc positions have now been completed and the staff have moved on to new exciting projects. Dr Weikai Wang joined the group at the University of Glasgow, replacing Dr Ying Zheng as the Knowledge Exchange expert. He is a social scientist with specific expertise on land use and economic growth in China. Dr Boyi Liang from Peking University completed his academic visit at the University of Exeter in June 2020. He is still contributing to…

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Report from the Nanjing Meeting 2019

MIDST Co-hosted the “Symposium on the experience and problems of the efficient use of soil, fertiliser and water in the Yangtze River Economic Belt” along with the Station of Farmland Quality and Agricultural Environment Protection of Jiangsu Province in Nanjing, China between November 21st and 23rd. The meeting was attended by 300+ people comprising mainly applied agricultural scientists. Our symposium had a number of very relevant talks for DST developments. There were 10 talks that covered new fertilisers, machinery, environmental concerns and farmer engagement. Dr Ying Zheng finished the talks in the session by providing an overview of the MIDST…

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