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water@leeds at the heart of global research - Webinar Series


A series of webinars by water@leeds researchers have been watched around the world.

The University Advancement team invited four water@leeds researchers to present their work in a series of webinars for Leeds alumni.

The webinars were attended by 192 alumni from 45 countries around the world including Argentina, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kuwait, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

water@leeds Director Prof Martin Tillotson hosted each session, and presentations were made by Prof Anna Mdee, School of Politics and International Studies , Prof Julia Martin Ortega School of Earth and Environment,  Prof Duncan Quincey School of Geography and Dr Paul Hutchings School of Civil Engineering.

The webinars are now available to watch anytime on youtube:

  1. Prof Anna Mdee, How do you research the global water crisis? Answer the big 6 questions!  Meet the Researchers, water@leeds 08 March 2023 - YouTube
  2. Prof Julia Martin Ortega, Restoring our peatlands: carbon, costs and climate change. Meet the Researchers, water@leeds 22 March 2023 - YouTube
  3. Dr Paul Hutchings, Improving Urban Sanitation Around the World. Meet the Researchers, water@leeds 15 March 2023 - YouTube
  4. Prof Duncan Quincey, Treading on thin ice: a looming water crisis in the Third Pole. Meet the Researchers, water@leeds 29 March 2023 - YouTube

with thanks to the Advancement team for their work on this series.