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News and events from the Centre for Aquatic Environments

Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference (YCSEC) 2023 7th – 9th June 2023

The University of Brighton is delighted to host the 17th Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference (YCSEC) 7th – 9th June 2023 Register here   Registration  and abstract deadline: 30th April 2023 Please send abstracts to our conference email YCSEC conference YCSEC2023@brighton.ac.uk Conference Content This conference brings together early career researchers and practitioners (such as…

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CAE and the World Toilet Day!

Tomorrow 19th of November is World Toilet Day (https://www.worldtoiletday.info/)! This year’s theme is ‘Making the Invisible Visible’, raising the awareness of the link between poor sanitation and faecal pollution of groundwater sources. We face a global sanitation crisis. Today, 3.6 billion people are still living with poor quality toilets that ruin their health and pollute…

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Joe Agate celebrates passing CAA training – drone pilot status achieved!

Last week I passed the Civil Aviation Authority’s GVC exam with Dr Lorna Linch, making us both qualified drone pilots. I would like to thank the CAE for funding my training for this course and would encourage other CAE members to contact me if they are looking for help with capturing drone data. I look…

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Sustainability Week at Shoreham Port – 28th September to 1st October 2022

Two of our Centre members Dr Corina Ciocan and Dr Mary Gearey will be giving presentations on 29th September If you are Interested please book here

Earth: Digging Deep in British Art 1781 – 2022

Earth: Digging Deep in British Art 1781-2022 is a major exhibition spanning four centuries of artwork, at the Royal West of England Academy’s (RWA) newly refurbished galleries this summer. The final instalment of the RWA’s elements series, Earth tackles the most expansive and urgent of subject matters, bringing together important modern, historical and contemporary artworks….

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Sharp-shooting Brighton students become top-ranked women in the country at senior and under 21 levels

Two student rifle shooters at the University have become the top ranked women in the country at senior and under-21 levels. Graihagh Guille – a first-year PhD student doing research in the University’s Centre for Aquatic Environments – followed winning the Women’s 50m three-position English Championships in May by winning the British championship title early…

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Understanding barriers to safe household water and sanitation in Western Nepal

Drinking water quality is a major public health concern in both rural and urban areas of Nepal and waterborne diseases account for 38% of deaths in children under the age of five. Scientists (Dr Diogo Da Silva and Prof James Ebdon) from the Centre for Aquatic Environments have been working with project partners Dr Sabitri…

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Three Year Fully-Funded PhD Opportunity

Please share this PhD opportunity with any people or groups who might be interested https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/climate-change-mitigation-in-the-isle-of-wight-marine-biosphere-solent/?p142228 This is led by Ian Hendy at Portsmouth together with myself and Mika Peck at University of Sussex. Best wishes, Ray Dr. Raymond Ward BSc. PhD. FRGS. FHEA. Reader Marine Sciences Programme Lead MRes Environmental and Geosciences University of Brighton…

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News from the Brown Gold (BG) project

Centre for Aquatic Environments researchers Prof. James Ebdon and Dr Diogo Trajano Gomes da Silva are involved in an exciting Global Challenges Research Funded (GCRF) project led by Prof. Lyla Mehta from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at Sussex University. The project “Towards Brown Gold” seeks to re-imagine sanitation in rapidly urbanising areas in…

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Visit to the Centre for Aquatic Environments by Government of Bangladesh Delegation

The Centre for Aquatic Environments was delighted to host a senior delegation from the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of Bangladesh, on 9th February 2022 to build cooperation and share international best practice in water-related research and teaching. Centre members were able to show the delegates our laboratories and other facilities, and there was particular…

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