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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…
The newly established Knowledge Exchange Hub – the partnership between water@leeds and Global Partnership Tanzania, ran it first online seminar on the 14th July 2020 which brought together representatives from Tanzania’s water sector to explore and discuss the challenges of knowledge exchange and the action needed to build on for the future. Speakers were Dr…
The first Water Woman Award Inspirational Forum took place on 9 September 2020.  It brought together a range of delegates from across disciplines. The forum was structured in two parts, firstly with a series of short presentations from the award winners, and then Action Learning Sets in facilitated breakout groups. The event which was led…
The water@leeds Annual Report is now on line and interactive here. The report features articles written by water@leeds researchers, illustrating our 4 core missions and how this research is linked to our global analysis of the Top 100 Water Research Questions. We hope it gives you just a small flavour of our recent activity and…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers. This month we introduce Liam Taylor, who is the joint recipient of our 12th S.P.R.I.N.G competition. PhD title: Using a new generation of remote sensing techniques to monitor Peru’s mountain glaciers School of Geography Supervisors: Dr Duncan Quincey, Dr Mark…