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Addressing the grand challenge of sustaining water for people and ecosystems in a changing world.

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Scientists predict the size of plastics animals can eat

27 March 2020

New equation could help determine risk of plastics to any species - and amount of plastic entering food chains

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Addressing challenges of climate change and its impact on water resources for acutely vulnerable regions

26 March 2020

Dr Michael Singer, Deputy Director of the Water Research Institute, talks to the GW4 Alliance about collaborative research from the GW4 Water Security Alliance on the impact of climate change on water resources.

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PhD Insights: Research visit in Wuhan…just before the pandemic!

10 March 2020

PhD student Giovanni Musolino spent six week working at Wuhan University's hydraulic laboratory to conduct flood experiments.

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Our mission is to foster interdisciplinary research and the next generation of water researchers.

Through interdisciplinary research, we provide innovative solutions to the challenges of water use and management.

Our early career researchers are leading the Refill Cardiff campaign.

We are proud to be part of the GW4 Water Security Alliance.