Eva Lloret Sevilla
Eva is a postdoctoral researcher working in the Department of Agricultural Engineering at Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena. She performed her thesis at CEBAS-CSIC studying different types of stabilization of organic matter and its effects on soil microbial communities and plant health and development. She received her Ph.D. in Soil Sciences from Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena with Outstanding Cum Laude and International Mention. She has conducted research stays at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and the University of Innsbruck. Her current research focuses on agricultural systems that adopt agroecological practices with the aim to promote soil and plant health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Virginia Sanchez Navarro
Virginia Sánchez Navarro is a postdoctoral researcher at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, within the research group Gestión, Aprovechamiento y Recuperación de Suelos y Aguas (GARSA). Doctorate in Science from the University of Cartagena, Cum laude and international mention, being the sustainable cultivation of grain legumes: soil fertility, plant nutrition, greenhouse gas emissions, and carbon sequestration as the main line of research. He has participated in 4 research projects, two of which are European. She has published 5 scientific articles in journals and She has worked through a doctoral stay at the Institute of Forest Ecology of the BOKU University in Vienna, focused on the study of the effect of pea inoculation with nitrogen-fixing bacteria and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
Researcher in the Faculty of Agronomy of the Technical University of Cartagena. Specialist in Soil Science. Main research topic: soil quality, sustainable soil management, crop diversification. Main goal: understanding of biogeochemical processes to restore soil functioning in agroecosystems and degraded soils.
Author of 85 publications in SCOPUS, with >1800 cites up to date. H index = 29.
ORCID profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7291-5742
Project Coordinator of H2020 project Diverfarming (www.diverfarming.eu) with 25 partners from 8 different countries and a budget of 10 million €
Secretary-General of the Spanish Society of Soil Science