PhD Postgrad Intro – Dirk Wallace

Dirk Wallace – Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Soil Science


Dirk Wallace is currently studying for his PhD in the field of Soil Science at Lincoln University. Associate Professor Peter Almond is supervising this research.

“I grew up in Rotorua and started off studying engineering at Waikato University where I took earth science elective papers. I quickly figured out that soil science was way more fun than calculus so changed to an earth science major and chased the dream from there”
“Currently I am doing a PhD project looking at amending irrigated soils with a range of products to increase water storage and reduce drainage. Its been a great challenge and has allowed me to develop a fairly broad range of skills”

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I am a Soil Science PhD student at Lincoln University, New Zealand.

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