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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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Events Calendar

7 September 2016

UK Fluids Conference

The new annual UK Fluids Conference organised jointly between the EPSRC Centres for Doctoral...[more]

Category: Events

7 July 2016

water@leeds Confluence 2016

We are pleased to announce the water@leeds Confluence 2016! The confluence will take place on...[more]

25 May 2016

Rethinking the role of methane in streams - Felicity Shelley

Dr Felicity (Flick) Shelley from Queen Mary will be doing a RBPM cluster talk on Wednesday 25 May,...[more]

Latest News

13 May 2016

Book launch: 'Water Ecosystem Services: A Global Perspective' by Julia Martin-Ortega, Robert C. Ferrier, Iain J. Gordon and Shahbaz Khan

Water Ecosystem Services: A Global Perspective was produced under a collaboration agreement between...[more]

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13 May 2016

New funded PhD opportunity available: 'Designing agricultural soils to buffer floods' supervised by Joseph Holden & Xiaohui Chen

Funded PhD project: UK and EUValue: Funding covers the cost of fees and provides a...[more]

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19 April 2016

NERC partners with M&S on sustainable food production

NERC is joining forces with major retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) to help shape the future...[more]

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