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Enhance and develop partnerships with global and local organisations to maximise the value of water research.


Generate research outcomes which have major positive impacts on society and the environment, reduce inequalities and shape a better future for humankind.

Next Generation

Train the next generation of water experts who will develop the knowledge, skills and interdisciplinary awareness to make a positive contribution to tackling water-related challenges.


British Hydrological Society - water@leeds Annual Webinar

The British Hydrological Society (Pennines Branch) and water@leeds present the third of our annual webinars showcasing current work from the next generation of water researchers. The webinar will feature two presentations from postgraduate researchers from the School of Civil Engineering. Event date: Wednesday 13 December 2023, 12.00 Register here. Thitipoom Chailert will present on Enhancing...

Research Student Spotlight November : Thitipoom Chailert

Our spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers. This month we spoke to Thitipoom Chailert from the School of Civil Engineering. PhD title: Enhancing flash flood forecasting accuracy via machine learning. Supervisors: Professor Mark Trigg, School of Civil Engineering,  Dr Abdulrahman Altahhan and Dr Evangelos Pournaras School of Computing...

Water Woman Winner - supporting soil and water research

2023 Water Woman Award winner, School of Geography technician Sarah Hunt, has used her award to improve the quality of support she can offer research projects, and has written a blog about it: 'With the Water Woman Award professional development grant, I chose to enhance my knowledge of soil types, by attending a British Society...

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