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PhD Insights: Understanding the evolution of riparian forests in Arizona

18 November 2019

PhD student Romy Sabathier shares insights from her recent fieldwork in Arizona, where she studied the impact of climate change and water stress on the evolution of riverside forests.

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New cohort of PhD students to improve the management of freshwater resources

12 November 2019

FRESH students work with organisations nationally and internationally to tackle some of the current challenges affecting freshwater resources.

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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

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