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 News

Theme: Building cross-sectoral collaborations to understand the dynamic interactions across the water-energy-food nexus
Venue: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Dates: GFES will run from 25th February – 27th February 2019
 
Theme: Building cross-sectoral collaborations to understand the dynamic interactions across the water-energy-food nexus
Venue: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Dates: UEI will run from 28th February - 2nd March 2019

The India-UK Water Centre (IUKWC) launched its first set of Grassroots Field Exposure Sessions in West Bengal on 10th December 2018 to understand the pressures on the water resource in some of the state’s rural and urban environments. The two events were spread over six days and involved visits to North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas and Kolkata Municipal areas. The joint Indian and UK scientific teams spent time in Gosaba and Sandeshkhali blocks and at various sites in and around Kolkata including the Ganga Ghat, local industrial water users and East Kolkata Wetlands.

The India-UK Water Centre is convening two workshops in 2019, and is inviting applications from the diverse water sciences, engineering, management, innovation and development sectors based in India and the UK to attend.

The first workshop on ‘Science and Innovation for Catchment Management’ will be held over three days at the University of Warwick, UK from 8th – 10th May 2019.

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The second workshop on ‘Safe and Sustainable Technologies and Strategies for Integrated Freshwater Resource Management’ will be held over four days at the JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru, India from 25th to 28th June, 2019.
Deadline for submission of application webform : 24th January 2019;
For more information and to apply for the workshop, please click here

Community News

Postdoc and PhD researcher positions available at University of Manchester

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Agricultural Climate Risk :

The Deadline for applications is 7 February 2019. Applications can be made using the following link or via email: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=16598.

PhD Studentship in Irrigation Poverty Traps in the Eastern Gangetic Plains :

The deadline for applications is 6 February 2019. Applications can be made through the following link or via email: https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/meri-irrigation-poverty-traps-in-the-eastern-gangetic-plains/?p104358.

For informal discussions about the position, candidates can contact Tim Foster via email (timothy.foster@manchester.ac.uk).