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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

Second call to IUKWC members to lead a webinar NOW OPEN

Deadline for responses: 15th June, 2020

We are now opening a second call to all members who missed the first deadline to submit their proposals to us to lead webinars during the period 3rd August to 14th September, 2020. For more information please click here

We look forward to supporting IUKWC members by sharing their research far and wide.
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

Thursday 11th June 2020 (1330 hrs BST/1800 hrs IST) - The latest phase of global climate models for end user: How confident are we in using them for risk analysis and decision support? Presented by Dr Chadra Rupa Rajulapathi, Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Click here for more details.

Thursday 25th June 2020 (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) - Developing an interactive web-application to aid drought decision making in Maharashtra State presented by Dr Rajendra Pandey, National Institute of Hydrology, India; Dr Simon Parry and Mr Thomas Chitson, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology;  Click here for more details.

Thursday 9th July 2020 (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) - Understanding River System and Pollution Management: A case study of Water Quality of the Ganga River around Patna due to Lockdown, a natural remedy?; presented by Prof. Ramkar Jha, National Institute of Technology Patna, India. Click here for more details.

Thursday 23rd July 2020 (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) -Informing catchment management decisions based on ecosystem services modelling in the Himalayas presented by Dr Andrea Momblanch, Cranfield Water Science Institute, Cranfield University, UK and Dr Sumit Sen, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. Click here for more details.

Community News

Citizen Science & Water challenges” webinar series

ALP Synergy is hosting a webinar series on “Citizen Science & Water challenges” which is exploring the connections between Citizen Science research and impact.

Webinar : The value of Citizen Science in Research - Thursday 7th May (9.00 UK; 13.30 India)
This webinar will include insight from Saurabh Gupta from Earth5R in Mumbai, Dr Sarah Cook from Warwick University and Dr Nathalie Gilbert from Thames 21 in London. Through this project, the team will be creating a citizen science and water toolkit that can be used to support research, and this webinar will be an opportunity to discuss and contribute to the formation of this toolkit.