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Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers.  October 2021:  Alejandra Zazueta-Lopez PhD title: Impacts of Coastal Eutrophication on Benthic Ecosystem Functions School of Geography Supervisors:  Prof. Clare Woulds and Dr. Christian Maerz Tell us a bit about yourself: I grew up in Culiacan, Sinaloa in the north…
Join water@leeds on 7 October 2021 for our annual meeting which will take place online. There will be three sessions of Lightning Talks showcasing the wide range of water research taking place across faculties, and also opportunities to network and develop new interdisciplinary collaborations.  Register here. New members and new attendees are very welcome at…
water@leeds is excited to announce a Career Progression event, with a panel made up of the inspiring winners of the Water Woman Award 2021. Water Woman Inspirational Career Panel Monday 4 October 2021, 10.30am Register here. This event is open to everyone associated with water@leeds, irrespective of gender.  The panel will share their thoughts on…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers.  September  2021: Tatiana Zúñiga-Burgos PhD title: Cell machinery manipulation for luxury phosphorus accumulation by Chlamydomonas reinhardtii from wastewater in temperate and tropical climates. School of Civil Engineering and School of Cell and Molecular Biology, and member of the UKRI GCRF…
Water-WISER Challenge Event 2021 On 22-25 June 2021, students and staff from the Water-WISER CDT gathered at Cranfield University for our first in-person event since the pandemic began. The ‘Challenge Event’ normally focuses on activities designed to give students skills in problem-solving, team working and networking, in a variety of outdoor settings. The annual event…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers.  July 2021: Xinyue He PhD title: Global mountain forest cover change and its hydrological impacts School of Earth and Environment Supervisors: Professor Dominick Spracklen, Professor Joseph Holden Tell us a bit about yourself: I was born and grew up in…
We are delighted to announce our SPRING award winners for June 2021. The SPRING competition is a funding award which is part of water@leeds’ Mission 4: Next Generation – a commitment to train new innovative, excellent and interdisciplinary water experts to work at the cutting edge of water research, management and policy. The award is…
Following the award of the Impact Acceleration Fund to support the piloting of a water knowledge exchange project in Tanzania, we are glad to announce that progress is ongoing to expand the concept in four countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. The establishment of the Water Knowledge Exchange Hub is fundamental to the achievement of…
The water@leeds research community is inspired by the global and regional grand challenges for water. We invite you to interact with our research map which shows the locations of our partnership projects around the world. Click on the map to and select pins to find our more about each project. water@leeds currently operates around £90M…