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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

Other water@leeds video can be found here

Events Calendar

21 January 2015

Seminar: Insights on water reform - a personal Australian approach

Come and meet Cheney Fellow, Dr Leonie Pearson[more]

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5 February 2015

Cheney Fellow talk

Speaker - Dr Nikolai Friberg (Norwegian Institute for Water Research and water@leeds Cheney Fellow)...[more]

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30 June 2015

11th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics

University of Leeds, UK, from 30 June – 3 July 2015 The submission deadline for abstracts is 30th...[more]

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Latest News

29 January 2015

PG Internship in the History of Water

A Grade 2 Postgraduate Internship opportunity is available in the School of Philosophy, Religion...[more]

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15 December 2014

New PhD opportunities

We are pleased to announce two new PhD opportunities in the School of Civil Engineering. The...[more]

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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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