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
Gordon Research Conference and Seminar 2019
Cohort 3 students Lina Stein and Sebastian Gnann (Bristol) recently attended the 2019 Gordon Research Conference and Seminar at New Hampshire, USA. Keep reading to hear about their experience. ‘A few days after the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on catchment science, we were sitting in a coffee shop on the MIT Campus reflecting on all […]
6th Primare Conference Best Poster Prize: Bikash Ranabhat
Congratulations to Bikash Ranabhat (Cohort 4, Cardiff) who was recently awarded the ‘Best Poster Prize’ at the 6th PRIMaRE Conference. The aim of the event was to cover a wide range of topics in marine renewable energy, including: technology, policy, environment, hydrodynamics, resource characterisation, materials, operation and management, etc. Over 100 people attended, including industrial developers, […]
PhD Success: Jonathan King
Congratulations to Jonathan King (Cohort 1, Cardiff) for successfully defending his thesis subject to minor corrections. His thesis is entitled ‘Investigation and prediction of pollution in coastal and estuarine waters, using experimental and numerical methods’. Well done Jonathan!
PhD Success: Wouter Knoben
Congratulations to Wouter Knoben (Cohort 1, Bristol) for successfully defending his thesis subject to corrections. His thesis is entitled ‘Investigating conceptual model structure uncertainty: Progress in large-sample comparative hydrology’.
Research Visit: Anna Lo Jacomo
Bristol Cohort 2 student Anna Lo Jacomo has just returned from a rewarding research visit to Nanjing, China. Anna spent two months at Hohai University in the School of Business Management and one month at Nanjing Normal University in the Department of Geography. The aim of the research visit was to better understand existing challenges […]
Quality through equality – tackling gender issues in hydrology
On 19th February 2019, a workshop entitled ‘Quality through equality – tackling gender issues in hydrology’ was organised by a group of WISE CDT students and other researchers from the University of Bristol’s Water Engineering Group, including Lina Stein, Sebastian Gnann and Elisa Coraggio. A summary of the workshop, written by Cohort 3 student Lina […]
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.
WISE CDT exemplifies our aim to build a highly skilled workforce with industry partners through doctoral training.
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.
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