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NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Real-Time Digital Water-Based Systems (RED-ALERT CDT)

RED-ALERT CDT's will train a new generation of leaders to transform how we manage aquatic environmental health via Real-Time Digital Water-Based Systems.


Research and training aspirations for real-life impact. Applications for 2024/5 entry are now closed.

Red-ALERT's Vision

A freshwater river

Striving to reverse global environmental degradation and better protect both wildlife and human health.

Who We Are

A Bath-led partnership of 5 institutions:

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
test tubes in the lab

Our Partners

Red-ALERT emerged from recognizing key skills requirements in early warning systems for environmental and public heath protection. Red-ALERT was co-developed with key partners with whom we have well established links, which include:

  • Government bodies
  • Water companies
  • Consultancies
  • Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)/trusts
  • Sensor/Information systems/data
  • Chemical industries
  • Agricultural sector
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Bath's Water-Based Research Community

Prestigious funding awards recognise Bath's work in environmental health management.


We are funded by UKRI Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Contact Us

For any questions about our Programme or research activity, please get in touch