Events

water@leeds Annual Confluence 2018 The water@leeds confluence will take place on Thursday 27th of September 2018 in the Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1. This event is an opportunity to network and develop new collaborations. Join us to talk about all things related to water. To attend the event, please register here There will be…

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Abstract Cape Town – a rapidly growing city of four million – is currently suffering from the worst drought on record. After three consecutive dry years, including the two driest years on record, the reservoirs supplying the region are nearly empty. Extreme water restrictions – limiting per capita daily use to a mere 50 litres…
Information Session hosted by the Priestley International Centre for Climate and water@leeds Tender-based contract research from government departments, companies, national parks, local authorities etc. provide an alternative route for funding exciting, demand-driven research. They open opportunities to make connections with stakeholder groups, build profile as an expert in the field and have different flexibilities (and…
Gratefully borrowing a good title from water@leeds, the Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme (iCASP) one day Confluence takes place on June 15th. The event will bring together 150 people engaged in water catchment issues such as peatland restoration, reducing flood and drought risk, enabling sustainable agriculture and improving water quality. Some will be from professional and…
Join water@leeds, the Centre for Global Development (CGD) and Research in Development Network (RiDNet) for a Chatham House Discussion with Tim Wainwright Chief Executive of WaterAid UK A Career in International Development Notes from the Frontline of WASH and Disability Tim will be talking to Professor Barbara Evans, Chair of Public Health Engineering at the…
The aim of the workshop is to identify opportunities for collaboration and to develop a long-term partnership between the UoL and Natural England. The joint collaborations can include: development of research projects, public engagement activities and opportunities for the professional development of students. The activities can be based on Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve (NNR)….
This event is free, but spaces are limited so registration is mandatory and must be completed before 5pm 16th May. The Problem. “Business as Usual is not an Option” means that decision makers must find a different trajectory of change that’s consistent with the Forward Operating Environment, rather than one based on incremental improvement on…
Taking place on 3 May 2018, the festival provides the opportunity to meet people from the University’s Themes and Platforms, which drive and support the development of interdisciplinary research. The free event – running from 2.30pm to 6pm at Parkinson Court – will showcase examples of how our researchers work across the disciplines to tackle global grand challenges…
Dear water@leeds DRTC members, We are delighted to invite you over to our 3rd water@leeds DRTC welcome event. Celebrating the beginning of the new academic year, meeting new and familiar faces (over lunch). Please join us by RSVP to water@leeds.ac.uk   What to expect: Informal meeting with the water@leeds team (Directors; Joe and Martin, Jane, Gaby,…
water@leeds and the School of Civil Engineering invite you to a seminar by Earthwatch. About Earthwatch Earthwatch (http://eu.earthwatch.org/) has a long history (since the 1970s) in the development and delivery of citizen science projects for volunteers, teachers and corporate businesses. Our mission is to bring people, communities and expert scientists together in doing impactful research….
Where: Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1   Dear colleagues The water@leeds confluence will take place on Thursday 21st of September 2017 in the Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1 This event is an opportunity to network and develop new collaborations. The tentative Agenda for this meeting includes:   *   water@leeds Lightning Talk: 3-minute talks…