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  • Freshwater research challenges sought for the FRESH CDT

    In September 2017, the NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Freshwater Biosciences and Sustainability (FRESH CDT) was awarded (£2M) to the GW4 Water Security Alliance, together with its partners BGS and CEH. The FRESH CDT is now starting up, with...

  • Water Scarcity and multi-functionality of the water supply chain

    This December sees the next talk in the monthly 'Water Colloquium' series organised by WIRC @ Bath exploring the breadth of water research being undertaken at the University of Bath and beyond. Title: Water Scarcity and multi-functionality of the water...

  • 12th Water Technology Conference in Aachen

    On 24 and 25 October, the 12th biennial Conference on Drinking Water and Wastewater Technology was organised by the RWTH Aachen, Germany. WIRC was represented at the conference by Jannis Wenk who gave a presentation on his microbubble research. Jan...

  • Fellowship Success

    Two members of staff at the University of Bath have recently been awarded Fellowships from NERC. Dr. Ilaria Prosdocimi from the Department of Mathematical Sciences has been awarded a Industrial Innovation Fellowship with a project titled "Developing Innovative Flood Frequency Estimation for a Resilient nation (DIFFER)"....

  • Test to prevent crippling fluorosis

    A research team at the University of Bath’s Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, and the Water Innovation and Research Centre (WIRC), led by Simon Lewis, has developed a simple colour-changing test that detects high levels of fluoride quickly and selectively....

  • A mixed methods approach to exploring urban ecosystem services

    This November sees the next talk in the monthly 'Water Colloquium' series organised by WIRC @ Bath exploring the breadth of water research being undertaken at the University of Bath and beyond. Title: A mixed methods approach to exploring urban...

  • Sources, fluxes and biological effects of microplastics in freshwater ecosystems

    You are invited to attend a one-day workshop of lightning talks, breakout sessions and networking, hosted by the GW4 Water Security Alliance at Cardiff University. The aim of the day is to draw on evidence available from marine systems as...

  • Smart Water Workshop

    You are invited to join the GW4 Water Security Alliance for a half-day community-building workshop exploring smart water technology and how related engineering solutions can help make our water systems and cities smarter, for improved quality of life. Confirmed speakers...

  • Improving the drinking water situation in Mexico

    The following post was contributed by Dr. Jannis Wenk, a Lecturer in Water Science and Engineering in the Department of Chemical Engineering. From Friday September 1st to Thursday September 7th 2017 a delegation from WIRC @ Bath consisting of Dr...

  • Water and the Circular Economy

    This October sees the next talk in the monthly 'Water Colloquium' series organised by WIRC @ Bath exploring the breadth of water research being undertaken at the University of Bath and beyond. Title: Water and the Circular Economy Speaker: David...