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water@leeds has partnered with the British Hydrological Society Pennines Group, to showcase new research by two water@leeds PhD students. On December 17th 2020, over 50 attended a BHS online seminar where Eleanor Pearson and Stephanie Bond presented their work. Thanks to Chris Allman and Martin Smith of the BHS Pennines Section who hosted the meetings,…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers. This month: Tim Howson PhD title: The hydrology, hydrochemistry and aquatic carbon fluxes associated with forest-to-bog restoration. School of Geography Supervisors:  Professor Joseph Holden and Professor Pippa Chapman, School of Geography. Latest paper: A comparison of porewater chemistry between intact,…
Water Knowledge Exchange Hub has produced its first podcast, on the subject of climate change knowledge co-production in East Africa. In this episode, Prof Anna Mdee chats with Dr John Marsham and Prof Doug Parker of the University of Leeds, and Dr Dorice Agol, an independent consultant in East Africa, to discuss the lessons we…
We invite organizations to apply for the water@leeds Industry Partnership Seed Funding call. The aim of this call is to support exploration of Knowledge Exchange and new partnership activities that can progress towards new funding bids (e.g. Innovate UK) and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. The closing date for applications is 31st January 2021. Details Funding can be…
HyCristal along with CHAMNHA and African SWIFT  feature in a showcase of current research on international development and climate change which is supporting the COP26 priorities. The UKCDR showcase which can be downloaded here COP26 Climate Change Research-Showcase-Booklet,  shows some of the outstanding contributions this research is making to delivering impacts in the context of…
water@leeds with Athena Swan teams partnering to recognize the inspiring power of women.   water@leeds in partnership with faculty Athena Swan teams are delighted to launch the second annual Water Woman Award. Water Woman aims to recognize the achievements of women in research, and their power to inspire others. By rewarding achievements by women whose work…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers. This month: Johan Pasos Panqueva PhD title: Sustainable aquaculture production systems through nutrient recycling from fish farming effluents using duckweed. School of Civil Engineering Supervisors:  Dr Miller Alonso Camargo Valero, School of Civil Engineering and Professor Alison Baker, School of Molecular…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers. This month we highlight Mariam Zaqout PhD title: The Political Economy of Sanitation; driving incentives for more sustainable sanitation services in low and middle-income countries. School of Civil Engineering Supervisors: Prof Barbara Evans, Prof Anna Mdee, Dr Dani Barrington Tell us…
The call for NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellowships is now open. Let water@leeds know if you’re interested in applying for a NERC KE Fellowship – contact Dr. Gabriela Lopez Gonzalez at geoglg@leeds.ac.uk / water@leeds.ac.uk.  We will host a Knowledge Exchange session to find out how we can support your application.     The NERC Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellowships are…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers. This month we introduce Meena Menon who is the joint recipient of our 12th S.P.R.I.N.G competition. PhD title: Social Movements and Local Sovereignty in the Age of Transnational Capital and Ecological Devastation in Postcolonial India. School of History Supervisors: Professor William…