Comunicaciones y pósters Remedia 2017

Estimados/as compañeros/as de REMEDIA. Os informamos de que ya están disponibles las comunicaciones y pósters de REMEDIA 2017 (solo de aquellas personas que autorizaron su publicación).

Agradecemos el gran trabajo realizado por los/as compañeros/as de IRTA, y en especial a Carmen Biel por su trabajo para gestionar este  trámite.

Link the pósters:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/k3myokc3cg9bnec/AAB6OtcpmgZiZMK4eiTIAFyKa?dl=0

Link comunicaciones orales:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/7g2q88bhu7dxcgk/AADcVG7SzrSdwzaHktlUJ0oza?dl=0

 

Un abrazo,

Comunicación REMEDIA

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Second IS-FOOD International Workshop (8 junio, Universidad Pública de Navarra)

Estimados/as socios/as de REMEDIA y demás interesados/as. Desde REMEDIA nos hacemos eco de la jornada que tendrá lugar en la Universidad Pública de Navarra el próximo 8 de junio, organizada por el Instituto de Investigación IS-Food (http://www.unavarra.es/research-institutes ) sobre “Estrategias innovadoras para una producción de carne de vacuno sostenible”.

Se adjunta información adicional. (2nd ISFOOD International Workshop)

Saludos,

Comunicación REMEDIA

 

 

OFERTA EMPLEO: Postdoc modelización cultivo-suelo

Science and Technology, Aarhus University Foulum, is looking for dedicated candidates for a three-year Postdoctoral position at the Department of Agroecology starting on August 15, 2017.

Research area  The postdoc study will involve use of crop-soil models for studying impacts of climate change on agricultural crops and cropping systems under climate change with particular emphasis on adaptation to climate change and implication for the soil carbon balance. This will involve parameterisation and testing of both dynamical and statistical models to describe the effects of crop and soil management and climate change on crop yield and carbon flows and stocks. Particular emphasis will be given to the assessment of how crops can be adapted to tolerate changes in extreme events and how cropping systems can be modified to enhance soil carbon stocks.    The Postdoc is also expected to participate in the day-to-day supervision of graduate students within the area of crop and soil carbon modelling and climate change, including teaching at PhD courses.

Required qualifications  We seek a committed person who preferably possess the following professional and personal qualifications:

  • PhD degree in Agroecosystems Modelling or similar aspects
  • Experience with use and parameterisation of dynamic simulation models
  • Experience with handling large datasets and statistical analyses of experimental and monitoring data
  • Experience with scenario analyses, preferably involving climate change
  • Good publishing and networking skills
  • The ability to develop research objectives, conceptualize and create hypotheses
  • Willingness to collaborate with others as part of a multi-disciplinary research team
  • Feel comfortable with working independently
  • A proven record of research publications in peer-reviewed international journals

You must have an enthusiastic personality and possess good communication skills. Furthermore, we are looking for a responsible and social person who can support and contribute to a good working environment.

Research environment  The Department of Agroecology carries out research in agroecology, that is to say the interaction between plants, animals, humans and the environment within agroecosystems for the production of food, feed, energy and biobased products. We contribute to sustainable production and growth via excellent research, advice and teaching.    The vision of the department is to belong to the elite of research institutions that work with agroecosystems and aims to create, develop and transfer ground-breaking knowledge that can promote society’s bioeconomy nationally and internationally.    The Department of Agroecology offers a dynamic and informal working environment with a good work-life-balance.

Place of Work and area of Employment  The place of work is Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.  Further information on the position may be obtained from Head of research unit, Professor Jørgen E. Olesen, phone +45 40821659, email: jeo@agro.dk

You can read more about Department of Agroecology at http://agro.au.dk/en/ ;

Application procedure  Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee, and each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

Formalities and salary range  Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation  http://www.au.dk/fileadmin/www.au.dk/Regelsamlingen/Bekendtgoerelse_nr__242_af_a3__MARTS_2012_-_ENGELSK_UDGAVE.pdf

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here  http://scitech.au.dk/en/about-science-and-technology/vacant-positions/application-form-guide/

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities  http://medarbejdere.au.dk/fileadmin/www.medarbejdere.au.dk/hr/Ansaettelse/Ansaettelse/Job_Structure_for_Academic_Staff_at_Universities_2013_28-04-2014.pdf

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.    All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.    Aarhus University offers Relocation service to International researchers. You can read more about it here  http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/

Deadline  All applications must be made online and received by: 30/6/2017    Please apply online here http://www.au.dk/en/about/vacant-positions/scientific-positions/stillinger/Vacancy/show/909482/5283/

OFERTA EMPLEO: Postdoc modelización

Postdoc position in process-based modelling of plant-plant and plant-environment interactions

Food security and sustainable use of resources are central to the United Nations Sustainable Developmental Goals by 2030. Improved management of agroecosystems and available resources will be necessary to meet these challenging goals. Among management practices, increasing the diversity of crop systems has been suggested as a way to enhance productivity, increase resource use efficiency and resilience to environmental fluctuations, and decrease the frequency of pests and disease outbreaks. To exploit in full this possibility, it is necessary to determine the mechanisms promoting positive plant-plant and plant-environment interactions, as well as identify the most suitable plant mixtures for specific pedo-climatic conditions and potential breeding targets.

We seek a highly motivated postdoc to work with process-based models, to establish predictive understanding of ideal plant mixtures in agriculture for high and stable crop yields, efficient resource use, reduction of losses due to biotic and abiotic stresses, and provision of ecosystem service. This position will be associated with the project “DIVERSify – Designing InnoVative plant teams for Ecosystem Resilience and agricultural Sustainability“, funded within the EU Horizon 2020 framework (www.plant-teams.eu).

The postdoc will be based at the Department of Crop Production Ecology in Uppsala. The research conducted within the Department generally aims at improving crop productivity and sustainability. The Department is part of the Ecology Center, which offers a stimulating research environment. The location in Uppsala facilitates further collaborations with researchers at Uppsala University, Stockholm University and KTH.

Duties

The project will focus on developing, evaluating, and applying mathematical and stochastic methods for the assessment of plant-plant and plant-environment interactions, in arable systems and grasslands. The work will include the use of existing crop models and the development of novel process-based mathematical models, as well as analyses of eco-physiological, environmental and climatic (e.g. time series analyses and meta-analyses).

Qualifications:

Applicants shall hold a PhD in ecology, earth and environmental sciences, agronomy, biology, mathematics, or related fields. Applicants shall also have research experience and interest in eco-hydrological or crop models (coupling plants, ecosystems, and environmental conditions). Previous experience with crop models like APSIM and Daisy is a merit. The applicant should have a demonstrated ability to independently initiate, conduct, and complete research projects and to generate and publish the findings in international peer-reviewed journals. The candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills in English, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and presentations at professional meetings. A working knowledge of MatLab, R, or other computational environments is a merit.

Place of work: Uppsala

Form of employment: Temporary employment as postdoc for two years.

Extent: 100%

Starting date: By agreement

Application: We welcome your application marked with Ref no. SLU ua 2017.2.5.1-2105.

Please submit your application to the Registrar of SLU, P.O. Box 7070, SE-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden or registrator@slu.se no later than June 20, 2017

Specific documents to be attached:

The application package shall include i) a short letter of motivation, highlighting current research interests and other activities of relevance for the position; ii) curriculum vitae; iii) publication list; iv) a two-page research statement and vision; v) the names and contact information of at least two professional references familiar with the applicant’s qualifications; and vi) copies of degrees and transcripts of academic records. It is preferable that the documents i)-iv) are submitted in English.

SLU is an equal opportunity employer.

University salaries are set on an individual basis.

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) develops the understanding and sustainable use and management of biological natural resources. The university ranks well internationally within its subject areas. SLU is a research-intensive university that also offers unique degree programmes in for example rural development and natural resource management, environmental economics, animal science and landscape architecture.

SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala (www.slu.se )

GALA 2017. 3ª Conferencia de Gases de Efecto Invernadero en Sistemas Agropecuarios en Latinoamérica (4-6 octubre)

Estimadas socias y socios de Remedia y demás personas interesadas. Os remitimos la información siguiente que consideramos que puede ser de interés.

“Estimados colegas, estudiantes y amigos:

En INIA nos hemos planteado con mucho entusiasmo y energía la organización de la 3ª Conferencia de Gases de Efecto Invernadero en Sistemas Agropecuarios de Latinoamérica (GALA 2017).

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La sociedad en su conjunto es consciente y manifiesta su preocupación por los efectos del calentamiento global del planeta causado por las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero (GEI). En el histórico “Acuerdo Climático de París”, celebrado en diciembre de 2015, 194 países acordaron presentar periódicamente sus compromisos de reducción de emisiones y sus planes de adaptación al cambio climático, y muchos de ellos también se comprometieron a lograr la neutralidad de sus emisiones para la segunda mitad de este siglo. Estos compromisos asumidos imponen fuertes desafíos para Latinoamérica y refuerzan la necesidad de lograr una intensificación sostenible de nuestros sistemas de producción agropecuaria para colaborar en satisfacer las necesidades nutricionales de próximas generaciones.

La realización de GALA 2017 nos permitirá compartir una vez más los avances científicos, los  conocimientos y las experiencias con nuestros colegas y amigos de Latinoamérica y del mundo, fortaleciendo los esfuerzos de nuestros países en la aplicación de alternativas de adaptación al cambio climático en los sistemas agropecuarios así como en la mitigación de sus emisiones.

Apostamos también -por sobre todas las cosas- a la participación activa de todos los jóvenes profesionales de las diferentes disciplinas involucradas en la temática GEI. Existirá la oportunidad de participar de un curso sobre “Procesamiento, Análisis y Publicación de Datos de Emisiones GEI”, durante el cual todos aprenderemos mucho y sin dudas será muy beneficioso para los jóvenes profesionales y técnicos en formación.

Deseamos que este evento sea un ámbito que favorezca y estimule la interacción entre investigadores, estudiantes, técnicos y autoridades públicas.

El éxito de esta Conferencia depende de todos y, especialmente, de vuestros aportes,  participación y presencia.

¡Los esperamos!”

 Ing. Agr. Verónica S. Ciganda (PhD)

por Comité Organizador

Información sobre fechas, registro, presentación de trabajos y alojamiento:

https://www.conferenciagala2017.uy/

NOTA IMPORTANTE: La fecha límite de entrega de trabajos científicos ha sido ampliada hasta el 10 de julio.