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water@leeds: An interdisciplinary approach to tackling major water issues


water@leeds Research

Rising to the challenges

Changing climate and rainfall patterns, growing global populations, shifting land use patterns and increasing water consumption - the variety of experts operating across a range of disciplines means water@leeds can rise to these challenges.

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water@leeds Training

A prestigious institution

The University of Leeds is a world top 100 university and a UK top 10 research institution. It is one of only 25 UK universities that make up the prestigious research-intensive Russell Group and is part of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), which comprises 18 research-intensive institutions spanning six continents.

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water@leeds Partnerships

Working locally, regionally and globally

water@leeds works with industry, Government, charities and academics in wide-ranging research and innovation supported by world class facilities. We are keen to work with partners to maximise the impact of our work and make a real difference to people's lives.

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water@leeds Collaborative opportunities

Collaborative opportunities

Water and associated industry have massive potential for innovation. water@leeds supports the development of tools and models in conjunction with partners in industry or academia. These may be designed for a specific purpose or arise as outputs from primary research - often leading to opportunities for commercialisation.

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Latest Video

The Sustainable Garden

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Events Calendar

12 November 2014

British Hydrological Society Pennines meeting

Using Hydraulic Modelling to Improve Hydrological Understanding A meeting of the British...[more]

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12 November 2014

By Defending are we Prepared?

An Engineers without Borders seminar at the University of Leeds[more]

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18 November 2014

RMetS Yorkshire meeting

“Ensuring Yorkshire’s water supply in a changing climate” with Gordon Rogers, Strategy manager at...[more]

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Latest News

13 November 2014

Latest SanCoP event: presentations now online

15th Sanitation Community of Practice (SanCoP) Meeting: Faecal Sludge Management, Wastewater...[more]

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24 October 2014

Placement Student of the Year award success for Siobhan Walshe

Siobhan Walshe (Biology) was the third placed runner up in the national Placement Student of the...[more]

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30 September 2014

EMBER Project: Grouse moor burning causes widespread environmental changes

Evidence of the environmental impact of heather burning is published today in the first...[more]

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