Events

  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…
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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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…
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…
Old Man of the Mountains: ecocritical perspectives in Norman Nicholson’s verse drama Professor Jonathan Pitches, School of Performance and Cultural Industries, University of Leeds Abstract This paper explores Norman Nicholson’s Cumbrian mystery play Old Man of the Mountains (1945). Nicholson’s play takes place in a modest Cumbrian cottage, near a typical lakeland dale, with a beck running beside…
water@leeds is holding its first Global Café to discuss some of the responses received so far in our Global Water Survey.  We would like to invite all water@leeds DRTC members to be part of this event happening on Thursday 2nd of May 2019 from 11:30 -13:00 pm @ Room 1 on Edward Boyle Library Level 13 Since…
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…
water@leeds and the Centre for Global Development together with the Priestley International Centre for Climate are pleased to invite you to join us for an evening seminar to discuss “Energy Scenarios for the Bottom Billion” & “The role of science research in addressing the grand challenges”. On Monday 29th April, 15:30-17:30, at School of Geography SR2 (Garstang building room…
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)…
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,…