Events

About Drought events are designed to give easy access to our research to:

  • Industries & businesses that need to make evidence-based decisions in the face of drought or water scarcity
  • Community stakeholders affected by the impacts of drought or water scarcity
  • Researchers relying on quality datasets
  • Policy makers managing the risks, impacts and uncertainties of drought and water scarcity

Upcoming events

  • About Drought Download Nov 7th

    About Drought Download Nov 7th

    All the data, all the learnings, all the resources, all in one place! Thursday, November 7, 2019  10am-3.30pm  Location: The Royal Society, London SW1Y 5AG Registration: info@aboutdrought.info About Drought Download is the final event of the 5-year UK Drought and Water Scarcity Research Programme, showcasing the difference our work is already making. Register your interest … Continue reading "About Drought Download Nov 7th"Read More »
  • DRY (Drought Risk & You) Final Conference July 3rd

    DRY (Drought Risk & You) Final Conference July 3rd

    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 Location: UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre, Filton Rd, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS34 8QZ Register: Click here Interdisciplinary explorations in ‘DRY Thinking’ – bringing together stories and science for better decision-making in UK Drought Risk Management Come and join the ongoing conversation at the final event for DRY (Drought Risk & … Continue reading "DRY (Drought Risk & You) Final Conference July 3rd"Read More »
  • Drought and public water supply

    Drought and public water supply

    Tuesday 2 July 2019 Location: Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford Online registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/drought-exchanges-water-supply-registration-63381974191 DROUGHT Exchanges: Water Supply We invite you to attend this free event to hear about the datasets and findings of the UK Droughts and Water Scarcity research programme that specifically focus on public water supply and the water industry. This event will … Continue reading "Drought and public water supply"Read More »
  • Groundwater supply during droughts workshop

    Groundwater supply during droughts workshop

    Monday 1 July 2019 Location: Priory Rooms, Birmingham Registration: Online registration Aims of the workshop As part of the UK Drought and Water Scarcity Programme funded by NERC, we are planning a one-day workshop for groundwater professionals with an interest in water supply. The workshop will be held at the Priory Rooms in Birmingham on … Continue reading "Groundwater supply during droughts workshop"Read More »

Past events

  • DRY Weather and an allotment – what would you do on the allotment with less water?

    DRY Weather and an allotment – what would you do on the allotment with less water?

    Wed 23 May 2018, 10:00 – 16:00 Location: UWE Frenchay, BS16 1QY Event organiser: UWE Event type: Public workshop Booking: Register online The workshop will be hosted by the NERC DRY (Drought Risk and You) project, the National Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Association (NSALG) and About Drought (knowledge exchange about drought). Background: In the DRY project, we are … Continue reading "DRY Weather and an allotment – what would you do on the allotment with less water?"Read More »
  • Meet the Researchers: Drought Risk and You

    Meet the Researchers: Drought Risk and You

    Mon 30 April 2018, 10:00 – 12:30 Location: UWE Frenchay, BS16 1QY Event organiser: UWE Event type: Public open day Booking: Register online Join University of the West of England for a field trip with the researchers to discover the real-life effects of drought on our local grasslands, as part of Bristol Festival of Nature’s … Continue reading "Meet the Researchers: Drought Risk and You"Read More »
  • About Drought Showcase Event

    About Drought Showcase Event

    14 March 2018 Location: Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham Event organiser: Drought and Water Scarcity Programme Event type: Showcase Booking: Online registration form Showcasing latest developments and hands-on access to outputs from the £12m NERC-funded Drought and Water Scarcity Project This free event is aimed at all involved in supporting improved decision-making and communication in relation to … Continue reading "About Drought Showcase Event"Read More »
  • Thinking Sustainability H2O: a workshop promoting water management and resilience for small businesses

    Thinking Sustainability H2O: a workshop promoting water management and resilience for small businesses

    Friday 14th December, 2018 Location: Jurys Inn Cheltenham, GL51 0TS Event organisers: Co-organised by the Centre for Water, Communities and Resilience, and Science Communication Unit, UWE Bristol with the Federation of Small Businesses Event type: Workshop Booking: Register online The focus of this workshop will be the co-development of a business toolkit for increased water … Continue reading "Thinking Sustainability H2O: a workshop promoting water management and resilience for small businesses"Read More »
  • Webinar: Introducing the NERC ‘Drought and Water Scarcity in the UK’ research programme’s Engagement project, ‘ENDOWS’

    Webinar: Introducing the NERC ‘Drought and Water Scarcity in the UK’ research programme’s Engagement project, ‘ENDOWS’

    Wednesday 13 December at 11 am 30 minutes duration Host: Helen Gavin, University of Oxford/Atkins Presenter: Helen Gavin (slides by Jamie Hannaford, CEH) Video Topic This webinar features the UK Research Councils’ programme, ‘Drought and Water Scarcity in the UK’. The webinar will focus on a project within this programme called ‘ENDOWS’: ENgaging diverse stakeholders … Continue reading "Webinar: Introducing the NERC ‘Drought and Water Scarcity in the UK’ research programme’s Engagement project, ‘ENDOWS’"Read More »
  • MaRIUS (Managing the Risks, Impacts and Uncertainties of drought and water Scarcity) LIVE

    MaRIUS (Managing the Risks, Impacts and Uncertainties of drought and water Scarcity) LIVE

    We held our Showcase Event on 2 November 2017 to set out the findings of the MaRIUS research, and what outputs are available. This event profiled the research findings on the effect and impacts of droughts and water scarcity in the UK, what outputs are available for use; what further work that is planned, and … Continue reading "MaRIUS (Managing the Risks, Impacts and Uncertainties of drought and water Scarcity) LIVE"Read More »
  • ENDOWS Business workshop on decision making in drought and water scarcity

    ENDOWS Business workshop on decision making in drought and water scarcity

    31 October 2017Read More »