Staff Profiles: Dr. Jasmine Black

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Staff Profile: Dr. Jasmine Black
Research Assistant

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Dr. Jasmine Black

Research Assistant

Countryside and Community Research Institute

Environmental Sciences

Jasmine works with farmers, growers, researchers and policy makers to create more sustainable ways of producing food and enhancing above and below ground biodiversity.

  • Telephone: +44 (0)1242 715315


Jasmine has a PhD in bulk and molecular soil organic carbon dynamics across rainforest-savannah boundaries in the Amazon, Guyana. She has also lived in Japan working on an organic farming social project for the largest organic cotton company in the country, as well as with natural agriculture cooperatives and farms throughout Japan and in Japanese gardening. Jasmine is interested in how different cultures use and understand soil across the world.


Award Title Institution Date
PhD Soil Biogeochemistry Newcastle University 2015
BSc (Hons) Environmental Science Newcastle University 2011

Membership of professional bodies

Board Member of the Community Supported Agriculture Network UK

International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative

British Society of Soil Science