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.

Latest News

Prof Bruce Lankford: "One cubic metre: a reflection on water for mystery, learning and peace"

In a recent post for the Reinventing Peace blog, Professor of Water and Irrigation Policy at UEA and core member of the Centre, Bruce Lankford, illustrates the fascinating forms and behaviours of water sometimes taken for granted and the potential of recognising these multiple attributes to bridge management perspectives: https://sites.tufts.edu/reinventingpeace/2015/04/30/one-cubic-metre-a-reflection-on-water-for-mystery-learning-and-peace/

Water Security at the World Water Water Congress XV, Edinburgh, 25 - 29 May 2015

UEA Water Security teamed 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 on Tuesday 26th May in Edinburgh. In a day-long series of presentations and discussions, over 25 leading academics and practitioners explored the policy for transboundary water allocations and governance and debating the emerging concept of water security.