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Water Research Institute

Helping to address the grand challenge of water for people and ecosystems in a changing world.

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Cape Town

Urban water resilience to be the subject of major research project

20 September 2019

Cardiff University academic awarded a prestigious Future Leaders Fellowship by UK Research and Innovation

River

New research identifies a climate signature in rivers globally

17 September 2019

For decades geoscientists have been trying to detect the influence of climate on the formation of rivers, but up to now there has been no systematic evidence.

HarianEdwards

Architecture students put water first in their final year projects

28 August 2019

BSc students focused their final projects around water and the Elan Valley

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

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