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Water-themed workshop with ETH Zurich

Tuesday 21 May 2024, 9.30-12.30

Water themed workshop with ETH Zurich.

The aim of this workshop led by Dr Laura Carter, is to share research areas and highlight potential areas for collaboration.

This is open to all and we encourage you to share this information to members of your research group and colleagues.

Draft agenda

09:30    Arrival

09:35    Welcome

09:40   water@leeds river ecosystem research. Prof Lee Brown, School of Geography, University of Leeds

09:55   Sustainable management of rivers and floodplains – restoration and the application of environmental flows.  Michael Doering, Institute of Natural Resource Sciences, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences

10:10   Prof Barbara Evans, School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds

10:25   Glacier monitoring and modelling from the local to the global scale. Dr. Matthias Huss, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich

10:40   Prof Joseph Holden, water@leeds, School of Geography, University of Leeds

10:55   BREAK

11:05   Short-term evolution of proglacial systems, Prof Jonathan Carrivick, School of Geography, University of Leeds

11:20   Dr Lukas Gudmundsson, Inst. Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich

11:35   Emerging contaminants in aquatic systems, Dr Laura Carter, School of Geography, University of Leeds

11:50  More than Robots:  applying mechanical engineering skills to water. Prof Liz Tilley, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zürich


12:20   Wider discussion about collaborative opportunities and available funding

N.B. slots are for 15 min (10 min presentation + 5 mins Q&A)