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Entrepreneurial thinking and the RECIRCULATE project

Cue lights, ‘Entrepreneurial thinking and the RECIRCULATE project’ Take 1:  CUT! Just before you watch the video, here is a little bit of background: Lancaster University is leading a £6.8M ground-breaking project to work in partnership with African researchers to address the urgent need for safe and effective water use in Africa. RECIRCULATE: Driving eco-innovation…
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JBA Trust Seminar: To Improve Resilience Against Environmental Risks

  Director of the JBA Trust and Lancaster University Professor in Practice, Rob Lamb, a hydrologist and numerical modeller, gave an enlightening presentation at Lancaster University regarding the uncertainties involved with the modelling of floods as well as other environmental risks. After an appreciation of the risk flooding posed to the United Kingdom and its increasing…
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A Day in the Life of: Laura, Innovation Fellow

The Centre started back in 2012 and I was actually part of the first cohort of Graduate Researchers. I worked on my PhD in collaboration with a local SME (Fern Innovation) developing small scale in-stream riverine hydro-turbines. My research looked at the barriers to small-scale hydro development in a bid to inform future…
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CIWEM Rivers and Coastal Group Study Weekend

Recently Lancaster University hosted the Rivers and Coastal Group Study Weekend organised by CIWEM.  The main aim of the weekend was to share knowledge and best practice across both the physical and social elements of managing flood risk. Attendees included Lancaster University lecturers, current and past students, representatives from businesses and government agencies and staff…
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