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Themes

We bring together groups of researchers to explore a range of interdisciplinary water themes.

Our groups are always keen to collaborate with partners from industry, government, the third sector and academia.

Drysoil

Water in a changing world

Understanding the impact of climate and socioeconomic change on water resources.

Riverbird(1)

Catchment and ecosystem resilience

Taking a catchment-based approach to understanding the resilience of ecosystems and ecosystem services.

Circularwaters

Circular water

Optimising water resource efficiency and treatment with a whole-systems approach.

Abstractdigital

Digital solutions for water risk management

Integrating sensors, data platforms, models and end users to improve how we manage water resources.

WaterChild

Water for health, wellbeing and livelihoods

Applying a One Health approach to the role of resilient freshwaters in community health and wellbeing.

We believe it's important to respond to current and emerging societal challenges that cross-cut our themes. Find out more about the work of our affiliated researchers on plastics:

bottleriver

Plastics from source to sink

Providing evidence to understand and tackle the plastics challenge in freshwaters.