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Impact of parasite control treatments on non-target organisms and ecosystems

29 March 2018

A workshop is bringing together world-leading experts in parasite ecology, aquaculture science, fish biology and invasive species to address the hidden consequences of parasite control measures on aquatic life for the first time.

Visitors during World Water Day

Cardiff Water Research Institute inaugurates its new space

28 March 2018

The Water Research Institute opened the doors of its new Water Innovation Space for World Water Day on March 22nd, 2018.

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Forum to address future world water challenges

21 March 2018

UK’s largest consortium of water researchers will welcome business, NGO and government leaders to discuss water security

Cardiff Water Research Institute awarded GCRF Small Projects grants

20 February 2018

Researchers from the Water Research Institute have been successful in winning internally-funded Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Small Projects grants to develop collaborative research projects with African universities.

Global drought survey data

Improving drought monitoring

4 December 2017

Cardiff researchers are using innovative tools to address threats to global water supply

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Assessing climate change impact on extreme rainfall

12 October 2017

Scientists develop rainstorm generator to improve climate change predictions surrounding extreme rainfall events.

Centre for Doctoral Training Freshwater Bioscience

£2m to train freshwater leaders

3 October 2017

UK’s first doctoral training programme in freshwater bioscience to address the complex challenges needed to sustain the world’s ecosystems

Early human migration

30 May 2017

New study reveals the importance of African groundwater in kick-starting the evolutionary history of humans

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Parasites as indicators of multiple stressors in freshwater ecosystems

15 May 2017

New research aims to increase understanding of multiple stressor impacts on freshwater ecosystems.

Wetskills

Wetskills United Kingdom 2017

25 January 2017

Wetskills is an exciting event for young water professionals to work in a pressure cooker format on real-life water challenges and develop multi-disciplinary out-of-box solutions with a case-owner.