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The SPRING competition is a PGR funding award developed by water@leeds which is open to all PhD students working on projects related to water. It provides the opportunity to apply for £500 to support research. Applications for the December round of the award are now invited. We’ll consider any research that considers water! – whether…
We are delighted to announce our SPRING award winners for August 2022. The SPRING competition is a funding award which is part of water@leeds’ Mission 4: Next Generation – to train the next generation of water experts who will develop the knowledge, skills and interdisciplinary awareness to make a positive contribution to tackling water-related challenges. The award is…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers.  August 2022: Ashley Victoria School of Chemical & Process Engineering and School of Physics and Astronomy PhD title: Developing a Commercial Process for the Sustainable Production of All-Cellulose Composites from Textile Waste. Supervisors: Professor Mike Ries School of Physics and…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers.  January 2022: Manal Ali Al Balushi PhD title: Flood Processes in Ephemeral Catchments in Dhofar Governorate, Sultanate of Oman. School of Geography, Faculty of Environment Supervisors: Prof. Joseph Holden and Dr Mark Trigg Photograph: Manal (right) beside a gauge station (wadi…
water@leeds is delighted to partner with the British Hydrological Society Pennines Group on an annual Christmas showcase of work by postgraduate researchers. This year’s online event took place on 29 November, with presentations from  Iain Johnston and Zora van Leeuwen who are both working on research projects related to flood impact. Thanks to Martin Smith…
We are delighted to announce our SPRING award winners for December 2021. The SPRING competition is a funding award which is part of water@leeds’ Mission 4: Next Generation – to train the next generation of water experts who will develop the knowledge, skills and interdisciplinary awareness to make a positive contribution to tackling water-related challenges. The award…
Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers.  November 2021: Harrison Laurent PhD title: The Biological Role of Water in Extreme Conditions List of Publications: ORCiD School of Physics and Astronomy Supervisors: Prof Lorna Dougan (primary), Dr Alan Soper, Prof David Brockwell Photograph: Harrison presenting his work at…
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…
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…