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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…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers.  June 2021: Dewa Ayu Putu Eva Wishanti PhD title: The Impact of Foreign Aid on Water Governance in Indonesia: A Case Study of Fragmented Water Service Reform School of Politics and International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences Supervisors: Professor Anna…
Supporting Postgraduate Research to Inspire the Next Generation (SPRING) water@leeds is supporting postgraduate research by offering PhD students the opportunity to apply for £500 in support of their water-related projects.    The 2021 deadlines for the award have just been announced as 18th June and 12th November. The SPRING Award is interdisciplinary and open to all…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers. This month: Dr. Andy Carr PhD title: Multi-threaded Congo River Channel Hydraulics: Field-based Characterisation and Representation in Hydrodynamic Models School/ Faculty: School of Civil Engineering Supervisors: Dr Mark Trigg (primary), Dr Mark W. Smith, Dr Duncan Borman Photograph shows Andy setting…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers. This month:  Eleanor Pearson PhD title: Modelling the interactions between geomorphological processes and Natural Flood Management School/ Faculty: School of Geography Supervisors: Dr Jonathan Carrivick, Prof. Rob Lamb (Lancaster), Dr Andrew Sleigh, Prof. Nigel Wright (visiting Professor, School of Geography)…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers. This month: Mark Bernhofen PhD Title: Testing and evaluating the applicability of global flood models. School / Faculty: School of Civil Engineering Supervisors: Dr. Mark Trigg and Dr. Andy Sleigh Tell us a bit about yourself  I’m half German half…
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,…