3rd place for WISE/SAMBa team at NERC COVID 19 Digital Sprint Hackathon
3 July 2020
Students from WISE and SAMBa CDTs came third in the hackathon with their proposed blended work week solution. Read more about this story.
Work begins on UK system for estimating COVID-19 cases from wastewater
2 July 2020
Bath scientists are part of a UK-wide effort to provide early warning on future COVID-19 outbreaks by monitoring wastewater. Read more about this story.
Olivia Bailey wins the 2020 Godfrey and Sue Hall Postgraduate Research Student Prize
17 June 2020
Olivia Bailey was awarded the prize for her research ‘Sewer Systems of the Future’. Read more about this story.
UKRI Policy Internship at the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
12 May 2020
James Rand from the WISE CDT was awarded a 3-month internship with DEFRA's water evidence team, who research and provide evidence for governmental water policy. Read more about this story.
Publication modelling future sewer system scenarios selected as editor's choice in water journal
21 April 2020
Research by colleagues at Bath and the Netherlands maps out the effects of different future water use scenarios, such as water conservation, on sewer systems. Read more about this story.
Young Professionals address water security challenges in their sub-Saharan cities
6 March 2020
With Africa’s population set to double by 2050, WIRC researchers are helping to train young professionals to meet water security challenges. Read more about this story.
WIRC researchers try out “The Wave” on a fact-finding mission
25 February 2020
A group of researchers from the University of Bath were invited for an exploratory visit to The Wave, a new inland surf centre near Bristol. Read more about this story.
Research visit to the UK Center for Ecology and Hydrology (UK-CEH)
15 January 2020
Andy Barnes, a WISE CDT student, spent three months at UK-CEH using machine learning techniques to study atmospheric conditions behind extreme rainfall events. Read more about this story.
A-Level placement student wins Best Presentation at YMB Summit for research into microplastics
14 January 2020
Alex Gibb, an A-Level work experience placement student, won the prize at Young Marine Biologists’ Summit after completing her placement within WEIR. Read more about this story.
A Further Laboratory Experiment into Dynamic Coastal Protection (DYNAREV2)
14 January 2020
Following the success of the DYNAREV experiment in summer 2017, a second Bath-led laboratory experiment on the low-cost coastal defence has been carried out. Read more about this story.
WISE CDT internship with DEFRA
28 November 2019
James Rand, WISE CDT student within Cohort 5, has been accepted on a three-month internship with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Read more about this story.
WIRC@Bath - 5th Anniversary research poster event 2019
6 November 2019
The Water Innovation & Research Centre (WIRC@Bath) celebrated its 5th anniversary with a poster session and reception on 10th September 2019. Read more about this story.
Prof. Jan Hofman has accepted a part-time position in KWR Water Research Institute
29 October 2019
The Director of WIRC has accepted a part-time (20%) position at KWR Water Research Institute as Principal Scientist in the Industry, Wastewater and Reuse team. Read more about this story.
Nine Bath academics join IMI to work on interdisciplinary research
27 September 2019
A WIRC academic will be researching wave energy converters. Read more about this story.
University of Bath awarded fourth KTP with Seiche
10 September 2019
WIRC academics are involved in the University of Bath's fourth Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Seiche Water Technology Group Ltd. Read more about this story.
Changing climate linked to major changes in flooding
29 August 2019
Bath researchers contribute to Europe’s largest flooding survey. Read more about this story.
Antimicrobial Resistance Partnership Hub launched in China
31 May 2019
The University of Bath along with a consortium of partners has launched a partnership programme to reduce antibiotic resistance in China. Read more about this story.
Marcelle McManus awarded Most Inspirational Woman in STEM
17 May 2019
Professor Marcelle McManus has been named the Most Inspirational Woman in STEM in the West. Read more about this story.
Fluoride-free water to East African communities
7 November 2018
A University of Bath researcher is developing a safe & affordable way of removing harmful excessive fluoride in water used by communities in East Africa. Read more about this story.
New device will help protect vulnerable communities in Colombia from unsafe water
14 June 2018
An international collaboration between the University of Bath and Universidad de los Andes has developed an integrated device for testing a water source. Read more about this story.
ReNEW project meets for the first time in South Africa
31 May 2018
Members of the ReNEW project which is aiming to develop a ‘water fingerprinting’ technology to help mitigate infectious diseases, recently met in South Africa. Read more about this story.
Forum to address future world water challenges
22 March 2018
UK’s largest consortium of water researchers will welcome business, NGO and government leaders to discuss water security. Read more about this story.