Events

Description The aim of this afternoon workshop is to draw from experiences, developments and lessons of research co-production across the arts, humanities and social sciences in different sectors and areas of policy, service delivery and practice – both in the UK and beyond 12:30 – 13:00 – Networking lunch – please inform Hannah Crow (h.e.crow@leeds.ac.uk)…
water@leeds is pleased to be hosting a series of events to celebrate our first decade of research and collaborations. We invite start-ups, leaders, technology disrupters and entrepreneurs, organisations and academics working in the water and health space to come together; showcasing new technologies and exploring new ways to collaborate.
More than 3,700 large dams are planned or under construction, many in the Global South. FutureDAMS is a GCRF funded inter-disciplinary research and capacity development partnership that unites academics, practitioners and policy makers to improve planning and governance of dams. Dr Mdee’s talk draws on her research which explores the political ecology of competing water…
Join water@leeds and Nexus for a showcase of technology, innovation opportunities and interdisciplinary research. Find out more about funding and innovation opportunities, and ways to collaborate with water researchers. See new technologies and learn about how they’re being applied in your sector Meet researchers and technical specialists from different disciplines Book a facility tour to…
World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2019, World Water Week will address the theme “Water for society – Including all”. In 2018, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week. Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and…
  The African Climate Risks Conference is an open platform for sharing latest climate research on African climate among researchers, and with policy makers, practitioners and development partners, with the goal to ensure the improved flow of knowledge and interactions among researchers, practitioners and decision-makers; toward greater impact and legacy of completed and on-going African…
water@leeds previously hosted ICFM7 (last September 2017) and the first time the conference had been held in Europe. Next year, the 8th International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM8) will be held in Iowa City, Iowa on The University of Iowa campus. ICFM8 is an integral part of the ICFM conference series initiated in 2000. These conferences…

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Africa Climate Week (ACW) 2019 will convene in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit in September 2019, bringing together diverse actors from the public and private sectors. Participants will focus on how engagement between Parties and non-Party stakeholders can be further strengthened in key sectors for Africa, including energy, agriculture and human settlements….
Andrew Coulson is the author of Tanzania: a Political Economy (1982 with new version by OUP in 2013). He began his career in the Ministry of Agriculture in Tanzania in the 1960s, and was also lecturer to previous President, Kikwete, as UDSM. Between 2016 and 2018 he was Chair of the Britain Tanzania Society and…
A meeting of the British Hydrological Society Pennines Group Speakers: Neil Ryan (Environment Agency) – Flood forecasting in England – challenges and future developments Paul Wass (JBA) and Adam C. Clarke (Mott MacDonald) – Channel modelling for flood forecasting The meeting is free of charge but there will be a limit on numbers: For more information,…
Programme 14:45 – Prof. Wang Yanjun – Projecting population and economy in China under socio-economic pathways 15:15 – Prof. Su Buda – Climate change impacts on river discharge in the Upper Yangtze 15:45 – Coffee / biscuit break Keynote:  16:00 – Prof. Jiang Tong – Direct Indicators of Climate Change Risks   Biographies Prof. Dr. Jiang Tong: Professor and Dean…
In this presentation, Professor Holden will discuss how upland peatlands respond to different types of weather event. The uplands of the UK are dominated by carbon rich soils and in particular they host important peatland ecosystems. Upland peatlands provide 73 % of reservoir water in the UK, are source areas of rapid runoff that can…
Mark Harvey will draw on experiences of rural water supply and sanitation programming in Nepal in the early 2000s, infrastructure development generally in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2015, and WASH in Democratic Republic of Congo in recent years, giving particular consideration to the dynamic of development and humanitarian responses. Mark is one of thirteen Heads of Profession at DFID…
It is well established that collaboration and partnerships between different stakeholders is necessary to manage catchments effectively. However once such collaborations are established, there arises the question of the supporting institutional structures. Standard approaches tend to be contracts, regulation and incentives, influenced by neo-classical or standard economics. However these approaches, amongst other failings, do not…
Rose George writes about the hidden, secret and underexplored. But how do you speak about the unspeakable? How do you write a book that people may not dare pick up? Blood, shit, periods: how do you persuade people that these things are critical, when they don’t want to talk about them? Rose George writes books and…
We are delighted to invite you to register for this year’s water@leeds Doctoral Research and Training Centre welcome event here at the University of Leeds on Tuesday 6th November 2018 at 12:30pm Here, you will be able to get to meet the water@leeds team, the other students, find out what we do and how we…
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…