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Integrated catchment management through SMART Rivers: Indian and UK delegates discuss the way forward

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The IUKWC workshop at the University of Warwick, having been delayed by a day due to unforeseen flight delays from India, had to be squeezed into two days to make up for the lost time. This, however, did not dampen the value and depth of discussions, nor the level of engagement and networking between the delegates.

The Experiences of IUKWC Junior Exchange Researchers

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Since inception, the IUKWC has provided this opportunity to 8 junior and 5 senior researchers from India and the UK to visit fellow scientists in the other country to exchange not only research ideas and methods, but also build and strengthen friendships and networks. This year, five exchanges have been facilitated, with three of the five being Junior Researchers. Here, the two researchers from the UK and one from India share their experiences beyond the research they went to carry out.

Indo-UK events bring together policy makers, practitioners and scientists to discuss the way forward for water resources research and management in Central India

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The India-UK Water Centre (IUKWC) is convening the latest in its series of User Engagement Initiatives and Grassroots Field Exposure Sessions in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh between 25th February and 2nd March 2019. These international events are focusing on the supply and management of water resources in Central India and are being hosted by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Bhopal.

DEADLINE EXTENDED for Safe and Sustainable Technologies and Strategies for Integrated Freshwater Resource Management workshop

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Open call for the 2019 workshop Safe and Sustainable Technologies and Strategies for Integrated Freshwater Resource Management’ in Mysuru, India from 25th to 28th June has been extended to 10th February.

Call now closed

West Bengal events promote the use of grassroots knowledge in future Indo–UK water research

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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.

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