UEA Water Security Research Centre (WSRC)
The UEA Water Security Research Centre applies world-class natural and social science to address important theoretical, practical and policy challenges of managing water sustainably in a rapidly changing world.
The Centre draws upon the unique skills and experience of internationally-renowned researchers in the School of International Development and the School of Environmental Sciences to address key water security and related issues from the individual to the global level through inter-disciplinary research, teaching and capacity-building.
* UEA Water Security Research Centre at the World Water Congress XV, Edinburgh, 25 - 29 May 2015 *
UEA Water Security will be teaming up with Kings College London, London Water Research Group, University of the West of England and the University of Arizona for three Special Sessions at the World Water Congress next Tuesday 26th May in Edinburgh. In a day-long series of presentations and discussions, over 25 leading academics and practitioners will be exploring the policy for transboundary water allocations and governance and debating the emerging concept of water security. For more information of Special Sessions 19, 20 and 21, click here to the World Water Congress XV website.
* New MSc Scholarship Funding in Water Security *
An exciting new scholarship opportunity is being offered by the Water Security Research Centre and The Ashton Partnership to an eligible candidate of the MSc in Water Security and International Development for the 2015-16 academic year. The 'Ashton Partnership Scholarship in Water Security' offers the scholarship recipient an award of £6,500 as a reduction to tuition fees for the academic year. Full scholarship details are available at this link.
Applications are welcome from applicants from all countries and should include a CV, a covering letter and an essay on water security. Scholarship application form available here.
Deadline for receipt of applications is 1 June 2015 and early applications are encouraged.