water@leeds Current Projects
Current and recent water research projects are listed below.
- Centre for Doctoral Training in Water and Waste Infrastructure Systems Engineered for Resilience (Water-WISER). Professor Barbara Evans and Professor Martin Tillotson (2019-2028). Water-WISER is one of 75 CDT’s announced by the UK Government which are funded through EPSRC, which has allocated £444 million and a further £2.2 million from The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
- GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub. EPSRC. Richard Jonathan Dawson (PI – Newcastle University), Dr Anna Mdee, Professor Barbara Evans, Dr Mark Trigg, Dr Miller Camargo-Valero, Dr Lata Narayanaswamy (Co-I). 2019 – 2024. £17,762,850.
- A EUROpean training and research network for environmental FLOW management in river basins (EuroFLOW).Marie Curie Career Integration Grant. Professor Lee Brown (PI), Professor Julia Martin-Ortega, Dr Jonathan Carrivick, Dr Megan Klaar (Co-I). 2017-2021. £3,900,000.
- Reducing the risk of the introduction and spread of Invasive Non Native Species to and within the river catchments of Yorkshire and across GB. NERC. Dr Alison Dunn (PI) and Dr Claire Quinn (Co-I). 2017-2020. £85,465.
- The Yorkshire Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme (iCASP). NERC. Professor Joseph Holden (PI), Professor David Hodgson, Professor Pippa Chapman, Professor Julia Martin-Ortega, Professor Andy Baird, Dr Cathryn Birch, Professor Alan Blyth, Dr Jared West (Co-I). 2017-2022. £4,811,201.
- CongoPeat: Past, Present and Future of the Peatlands of the Central Congo Basin. NERC. Professor Simon Lewis (PI), Dr Paul Morris, Professor Andrew Baird (Co-I). 2018-2023. £2,952,154.
- Wessenden & Gorpley Natural Flood Management. National Trust. Professor Joseph Holden (PI), Dr Richard Grayson, Dr Megan Klaar (Co-I) 2018-2020. £94,500.
- Sediment and contaminant delivery to upland reservoirs following severe wildfire. University of Durham/ NERC. Dr Mark Smith. 2018-2029. £4661.44
- The role of phosphorus in the resilience and sustainability of the UK food system. BBSRC. Professor Julia Martin-Ortega (PI) and Dr Miller Camargo Valero (Co-I). 2018-2021. £562,818
- DRYvER – Securing biodiversity, functional integrity and ecosystem services in DRYing riVER networks. Horizon 2020. Professor Julia Martin-Ortega (PI), Dr. Thijs Dekker and Dr. Martin Dallimer. 2020 – 2023. £475,892