Events

water@leeds is excited to announce an online panel discussion on Career Progression, with a panel made up of the inspiring winners of the water@leeds Water Woman Award 2021. Register here The event is open to everyone associated with water@leeds, irrespective of gender.  The panel will share their thoughts on a set of career development and…
Water@leeds  invites you to a career progression workshop with our inspirational Water Woman Award winners and colleagues in HR and research support. Register here The workshop is open to University of Leeds staff who identify as female and who are associated with water@leeds. The workshop will be focused around an interactive small group discussion, with each…
water@leeds annual Confluence 2021 Thursday 7th October, 11.30 – 13:00 on Teams. Our annual meeting is an opportunity to network and develop new interdisciplinary collaborations. New members and new attendees would be really welcome as the event is a chance to share new ideas, ongoing work and expertise and look for potential new collaborations across…
Oman’s International Conference on Water Engineering and Management of Water Resources (OICWE2020) Towards a Sustainable Water Future The conference will be held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman on 9-11 November 2020 at the Military Technological College (MTC) Sustainable water future is a global concern and is of particular importance where water resources are scarce. Sustainable water future can…

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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…
In recent years, research in various disciplines has demonstrated the importance of inclusive and transdisciplinary modes of water governance (if this is even the right word) for both human and non-human health and wellbeing.  Bringing this about in real world contexts of inequalities and competing interests can, however, be something else entirely! This challenge has…
Last year, the Ilkley Clean River Group’s (ICRG) citizen-led campaign achieved a first for rivers in the UK – bathing water status for a stretch of the Wharfe, Yorkshire. As a key figure in the ICRG, Kathleen Roberts will share some of her experiences within this potentially transformative process. Kathleen will be mainly talking about the Ilkley Clean…
In April 2021, Vania Belén Suárez and Amy Sharrocks met on a street corner in Leeds for a conversation about water as part of The Ballad of Crown Point Bridge. By the banks of the River Aire, at the very point that it connects with the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and the Aire & Calder…
In recent years, a great deal of research across various disciplines has demonstrated the need to develop inclusive and transformative modes of water governance (if this is even the right word) that can make space for a multiplicity of water knowledges, experiences and values. Actually doing this in real world contexts of competing interests and forms of evidence…
Webinar on water value organised by Associate Director for water@leeds Professor Anna Mdee, School of Politics and International Studies and Dr Nicolas Salazar Sutil, School of Performance and Cultural Industries. The recent water@leeds Confluence showed that interest in social sciences, arts and humanities approaches to water is growing. This seminar is aimed at bringing colleagues working at the…
The annual water@leeds Confluence will take place on Thursday 10th September, 10.00- 12.30, using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.  This event is an opportunity to network and develop new collaborations. Join us to talk about all things related to water.  Register via eventbrite. New members and new attendees would be really welcome as the event is a chance to…
Be inspired by our Water Woman Award winners. Join us for a dynamic learning session in which award winners will share their experience and lessons learned. The afternoon will take the form of Action Learning sets, with plenaries and breakout sessions, in which you will be able to discuss the challenges you face in the…
Global Water Partnership Tanzania and water@leeds are currently undertaking a collaborative effort to establish a Water Knowledge Exchange Hub in Tanzania that will serve both the East and Southern Africa Region. The Water Knowledge Exchange Hub will directly contribute to building local institutional capacities as well as providing a platform for other partners to access…
  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…