Water Lilies

The aim of the India-UK Water Centre (IUKWC) is to promote cooperation and collaboration between NERC-MoES water security research in order to establish a platform for, and legacy of, long-term partnerships and dialogue between Indian and UK water researchers, water policy-makers and water businesses.


IUKWC Webinar Series 2020: check out the newly added set of talks!

IUKWC is hosting a brand new series of webinars, brought to you by members of our Open Network of water scientists. Each webinar will be approximately 1 hour in length and will focus on a range of topics.

Upcoming talks

Wednesday 19th August 2020 (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) -Water Resource Planning Under Future Climate and Socioeconomic Uncertainty in the Cauvery River Basin in Karnataka, India presented by Dr Ajay Bhave, Newcastle University, UK and Prof. Suraje Dessai, University of Leeds, UK. Click here for more details.

Wednesday 2nd September 2020 (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) - Threats to Human Health from Water- Associated Diseases: How Can Remote Sensing Help? presented by Dr Shubha Sathyendranath (Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK), Dr Nandini Menon N (Nansen Environmental Research Centre India), Dr Anas Abdulaziz (CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, India), and Dr Grinson George (ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, India). Click here for more details.

Wednesday 16th September 2020  (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) -Restoration of urban lakes: a case study of Bengaluru, India presented by Prof. Laurence Carvalho, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and Dr Priyanka Jamwal, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India. Registrations will open on 16th August 2020.

Community News

Call for papers: Journal of Water Engineering and Management

Prof. Ajay Singh, member of the IUKWC Open Network and faculty at Department of Water Engineering and Management, Central University of Jharkhand has launched a new journal titled 'Journal of Water Engineering and Management'. The journal is currently accepting manuscripts under various themes.

For further details on the journal visit: http://jweam.in/

Floods & Droughts: Basic Science and Predictions. Webinar - Thursday, 30th July 2020 (1200 hrs IST/ 0630 hrs BST)

Organised under the Ministry Of Earth Sciences (MoES) Webinar Series 2020: Earth Sciences Popular Lectures.

Speaker: Dr A.K.Sahai, Scientist G', Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, India and Centre Cordinator, India UK Water Centre.