Leeds University


water@leeds is one of the largest interdisciplinary centres for water research in any university in the world, encompassing expertise from across the physical, biological, chemical, social and economic sciences and engineering as well as the arts.

The water@leeds team comprises 150 professionals from across the different departments and faculties of the University of Leeds, ensuring a cross-section of expertise and different disciplinary backgrounds.

water@leeds also has good links with industry and a track record of collaborative research and development, knowledge transfer and joint innovation. The central tenet of water@leeds is an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and hence solving major water issues.

Meet the team or Meet the Director.

Latest video

Below is an extract from the Urban Diffuse Pollution Workshop which was organised by water@leeds in April 2013

It includes comments from - Bryan Ellis from the University of Middlesex; PJ Hydro; Rachel Dearden from BGS; Nick Rukin from RUKHYDRO and Rizwan Nawaz and Viki Hirst from the water@leeds team.

For more videos about and by water@leeds please visit our youtube page