Portrait of Sibel Yildirim

Sibel Yildirim

Sibel Yildirim is a graduate researcher in the Jülich-University of Melbourne Postgraduate Academy (JUMPA) with UoM and the Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ) in Germany.

Sibel has always been interested in interdisciplinary and innovative scientific topics. During her PhD studies at The University of Melbourne, she aims to synthesise next generation nitrification inhibitors to increase nitrogen uptake in plants and improve their growth and beneficial use. Her secondment at FZJ in Germany will give her the chance to further explore her inhibitor’s effect on model plants.

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