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water@leeds' Mission 4 is 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. Read more about how we do that:

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the water@leeds Doctoral Research and Training Centre (DRTC) is the world’s largest interdisciplinary centre for postgraduate students.


Supporting Postgraduate Research to Inspire the Next Generation - our interdisciplinary postgraduate research award.

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Next Generation News

Research Student Spotlight: Jyoti Narsude and her hopes after COP28

Jyoti Narsude, a member of the water@leeds PGR network, attended COP28 as part of the Priestley Centre for Climate Futures team. Jyoti has shared her reflections on the event and answered some questions for us on how this relates to her research, and her hopes for action in the future. Jyoti’s PhD project: The Role...

PGRs - apply for upto £500 to support your project

The next round of our biannual SPRING Competition is now open, with a deadline of 19 April 2024. SPRING - Supporting Postgraduate Research to Inspire the Next Generation is a postgraduate research funding competition developed by water@leeds which is open to all postgraduate research students whose research involves some aspect related to water. Maybe you work...

Research Student Spotlight February - Jose Miguel Fragozo Arevalo

Our monthly spotlight on the work and lives of the next generation of water@leeds researchers. This month: Jose Miguel Fragozo Arevalo, who is a visiting postgraduate researcher from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Universidad de La Guiajira, Riohacha, Colombia PhD Title: Flood modelling and flood risk management, in flood plain areas with scarcity of data School of...

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