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Open Call to participate in Grassroots Field Exposure Session (GFES) & User Engagement Initiative (UEI) - Call Extended


Sectoral focus: Water resource management and supply
Theme: Building cross-sectoral collaborations to understand the dynamic interactions across the water-energy-food nexus
Regional Focus: Central India
Venue: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
17th October 2018: Call opens
20th November 2018: Deadline for submission of application webform
3rd December 2018: Applicants notified of outcome

Open Call: Invitation to Apply for Researcher Exchange

The India-UK Water Centre is inviting proposals from members of its Open Network of Water Scientists who are based in India and the UK, to apply for funding underone of two researcher exchange schemes. Funding is available to support at least two researcher exchanges to be undertaken during the period 01 January 2019- 30 June 2019: at least one exchange by an Indian water scientist to the UK and at least one exchange by a UK water scientist to India.


OPEN CALL for Co-Leads to host the 2019 IUKWC Workshops

The India-UK Water Centre is inviting proposals from members of its Open Network of Water Scientists to organize and run a workshop. Funding is available to support water scientists, based in India and the UK, in convening one of two Workshops, either:
  • in India during the period 1st February, 2019 – 30th April, 2019; OR
  • in the UK during the period 1st May, 2019 – 31st July, 2019.


Open Call: Scientific Team members for IUKWC Grassroots Field Exposure Sessions

The India-UK Water Centre is inviting applications from members of its Open Network of Water Scientists to participate in its first set of Grassroots Field Exposure Sessions (GFES).The IUKWC will be holding two GFES between 10th – 15th December 2018; the specific themes include:

GFES Session 1: Managing and monitoring agricultural water demand

GFES Session 2: Water Quality – Source Protection; Focus on Arsenic and Fluoride in groundwater together with the management of industrial pollution in West Bengal, India


Survey: Satellite Soil Moisture Data


Are you currently using satellite soil moisture data? Or… do you think satellite soil moisture data may be useful to you in the future?

We are collecting information as part of an India UK Water Centre Pump Priming project  via an online survey. The aim is to identify current and potential future applications of satellite-based soil moisture products, barriers to uptake, user requirements and potential opportunities.

Indo-UK scientists consider ways of improving rainfall forecasts and climate predictions to aid water security in the Indian Himalayas


A three day workshop of Indian and UK scientists is being held at the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun hosted by the India-UK Water Centre (IUKWC). Experts from both countries will present the latest research findings and discuss ways of improving future of water security within the Indian Himalayas through integrating precipitation forecasts and climate predictions with basin-scale hydrological modelling.

Joint Indo-UK event aims to close the gap between water scientists and water managers across southern India states


A three day India-UK Water Centre (IUKWC) event held in Kochi between 23rd and 25th January 2018 brought together leading water scientists from the UK and India with state level water policy and management bodies from six southern States. The event was the first in the Centre's planned series of User Engagement Initiatives which are designed to bring together scientists with policy makers, regulators and commercial companies to support the communication of joint India-UK water security science to users.


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