• CIWEM accredited course

WELCOME TO THE WISE CDT

Awarded “Good” – the highest possible assessment – in EPSRC’s 2017 Mid-Term Review 

 

Up to 20 four-year fully funded PhD studentships per year

Taught Programme in Exeter for Year 1

Research project in Years 2-4 in an internationally-renowned water research centre

Annual residential summer-school, research seminars and social events

Transferable Skills Training


 


Recent News

PhD SUCCESS: EIRINI NIKOLOUDI

Congratulations to Eirini Nikoloudi (Cohort 3, Exeter) for successfully defending her thesis on 11th January 2021.  Eirini’s PhD is entitled “Event Management and Event Response Planning for Smart Water Networks”.  Well done, Eirini!

PhD SUCCESS: ARTHUR HAJAALI

Congratulations to Arthur Hajaali (Cohort 2, Cardiff) for successfully defending his thesis on 7th January 2021.  Arthur’s PhD is entitled “Flow separation behaviour within different diffusers using Large Eddy Simulation”.  Well done, Arthur!

PhD SUCCESS: ANNA LO JACOMO

Congratulations to Anna Lo Jacomo (Cohort 2, Bristol) for successfully defending her thesis on 17th December 2020.  Anna’s PhD is entitled “Multi-hazard exposure of cities and implications for urban infrastructure”.  Well done, Anna!

PhD Success: Cain Moylan

Congratulations to Cain Moylan (Cohort 2, Bristol) for successfully defending his thesis on 9th December 2020.  Cain’s PhD is entitled “Sensitivity, uncertainty and refinement in a global flood model”.  Well done, Cain!

GW4 WSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE NOVEMBER 2020: “ONE MINUTE WONDERS”

As part of this year’s revamped GW4 WSA Annual Conference, postgraduate research students from the WISE and FRESH CDTs had the opportunity to share their current research in the form of “one-minute wonder” single-slide flash presentations. Whilst not a competition, students were challenged to present their work clearly and quickly and capture the attention of delegates. WISE CDT […]

BRISTOL “EQUALITY IN ENGINEERING” WORKSHOP, NOVEMBER 2020

With the help of several Bristol WISE CDT students, an engaging online workshop on the theme of “Equality in Engineering” was hosted by the University of Bristol’s Faculty of Engineering on 18th November 2020. Run by Advance HE, the event sought to improve knowledge and understanding of race and racism in higher education, with a particular focus […]


WISE CDT provides a unique opportunity for students to participate in shaping their own research topic. This, coupled with the wide range of skills they will acquire by completing all that the postgraduate school offers, makes them very attractive prospective recruits for the Water industry.

David Evans, Director, Natural Energy Wyre


WISE CDT exemplifies our aim to build a highly skilled workforce with industry partners through doctoral training.

GW4 Alliance


Wessex Water is seeing the emergence of skills and knowledge gaps in common with other companies in the water sector…. The WISE CDT helps address these gaps by providing leading interdisciplinary training across the subject areas of water engineering and informatics which are vital for the future of this industry and highly pertinent to our company.

Dan Green, Head of Sustainability and Innovation, Wessex Water


It’s immensely satisfying that WISE students continue to support the economic, environmental and social strategies of business with their cutting edge bespoke research

Professor John Banyard OBE FREng