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16.11.2016

Dr Paul Kay from water@leeds talks to BuzzFeed about the cocktail of drugs polluting our rivers

Dr Paul Kay has recently featured in a BuzzFeed article, discussing drugs polluting British rivers.  A study by scientists at the University of Leeds suggests that pharmaceutical pollution – small amounts of drugs like...[more]

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15.11.2016

Yorkshire iCASP: New £6 million project led by water@leeds and The University of Leeds

Major new water solutions programme to benefit the Yorkshire economy by £50 million A new £6 million project led by the University of Leeds is predicted to bring a £50 million benefit to the Yorkshire economy by reducing the...[more]

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10.10.2016

Poster: "The Past, Present and Future of Flooding in Leeds"

Please find attached the poster on “Past, present and Future of Flooding in Leeds” that was generated from the BASE project for dissemination.[more]

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13.09.2016

Economic benefits of peatland restoration: making the numbers count for policy

Julia Martin-Ortega has recently been awarded an Impact Acceleration Account fund from ESRC for the project entitled Economic benefits of peatland restoration: making the numbers count for policy. The project, worth...[more]

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13.09.2016

Biosecurity e-learning now available

Good Fieldwork Practice: Slowing the Spread of Invasive Non-Native Species Online training is now available for staff and students at the University of Leeds to learn about reducing the spread of invasive species. Invasive...[more]

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13.09.2016

Understanding ecosystem stocks and tipping points in UK peatlands

Dr. Julia Martin-Ortega, Prof. Andy Baird, Dr. Martin Dallimer, and Dr. Dylan Young from the Faculty of Environment, together with colleagues from Newcastle University,  the Scottish Association for Marine Science, the...[more]

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13.05.2016

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 Cambridge University Press and UNESCO, in UNESCO’s International Hydrology Series. Provides a practical definition of ecosystem...[more]

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13.05.2016

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 maintenance of £14,926 for the 2016/17 academic year. Funding duration up to 3.5 years (subject to satisfactory progress).Number of...[more]

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19.04.2016

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 of sustainable food production in the UK and abroad. The collaboration will see NERC and M&S working together to share...[more]

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03.03.2016

British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship success

Julia Martin-Ortega has been awarded a British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowships for the project 'Applying ecosystem services-based approaches to water resource decision making: studying the risk of nature commodification in...[more]

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