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Scotland The Hydro Nation third annual report

Published: 20 Dec 2016
Part of:
Economy
ISBN:
9781786526816

Records the development of our Hydro Nation policy agenda and reports on progress since the publication of the second annual report in 2015.

32 page PDF

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32 page PDF

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Contents
Scotland The Hydro Nation third annual report
Annex C: Hydro Nation Scholars

32 page PDF

1.4MB

Annex C: Hydro Nation Scholars

Who are they & what are they doing?

Scholar

Cohort

Project

University

Juan Carlos Sanchez

2013-17

Trans-boundary Waters & Ecosystems:

Opportunities for Improved Cooperative Governance. Community Impact: Improved governance frameworks will enhance the quality of communities' lives by ensuring the more equitable delivery of water services between jurisdictions

University of Dundee

Ruby Mahana Moynihan

2013-17

Contribution of the UNECE Water Regime to Multi-Level Co-operation & Cross-Sectoral Coherence in International Water Law.

Community Impact: More coherence and institutional coordination will enhance the quality of communities' lives by contributing to better balanced decisions impacting on water services and biodiversity

University of Edinburgh

Christopher Schulz

2013-17

A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective on the Value of Water in the Brazilian Cuiaba River Basin & in the Pantanal to Inform Water Governance Across Brazil and Scotland. Community Impact: Improved understanding of the economic and cultural value of water will contribute to better governance and reduce risk for communities

University of Edinburgh

Nazli Koseoglu

2013-17

Optimising Water Use in Scotland: Valuation, Tradability & Portfolio Theory. Community Impact: Improved understanding of competing uses and economic and cultural value of water will contribute to better policy making on governance and resource allocation

University of Edinburgh

Bas Buddendorf

2014-18

Multi-scale modelling to assess impacts on flows & ecology in regulated rivers. Community Impact: communities benefit through improved understanding and management of complex ecological systems to optimise usage and minimise environmental impact

University of Aberdeen

Nandan Mukherjee

2014-18

Integrated river basin management framework under the lens of loss and damage. Community Impact: more sophisticated assessment of the impact of climate change on water resources will lead to improved management and planning, improving understanding of appropriate adaption/mitigation action for fragile communities

University of Dundee

Yuan Li

2014-18

Can low-cost bio-sorbent technology be used to efficiently remove steroid hormones & pharmaceutical residues from wastewater effluents? Community Impact: the efficient removal of pharmaceuticals reduces treatment costs and support improved environmental and public health

University of the Highlands and Islands

Kathleen Stosch

2015-19

Building Resilience to Respond to Future Environmental Change Across Scottish Catchments. Community Impact: Better understanding of the complex interactions in catchment management will contribute to strategies to improve resilience and reduce harmful outcomes impacting on those living in catchments

University of Stirling

Carolin Vorstius

2015-19

Safeguarding and Improving Raw Water Quality by Increasing Catchment Resilience. Community Impact: Better integrated catchment resilience enhances environmental protection and reduces treatment costs resulting from compromised catchments

University of Dundee & James Hutton Institute

Fortune Gomo

2015-19

Supporting Better Decisions Across the Nexus of Water-Energy-Food Challenges. Community Impact: Improved understanding of interactions benefits and trade-offs will improve quality of decision making enhancing the sustainability of rural communities

University of Dundee & James Hutton Institute

Aaron Neill

2015-19

Linking Small-Scale Hydrological Flow Paths, Connectivity & Microbiological Transport to Protect Remote Private Water Supplies.

Community Impact: Better understanding the complex movement of pathogens to reduce impacts on Private Water Supplies will positively impact public health in remote rural communities

University of Aberdeen

Maricela Blair

2015-19

Micro & Nanoplastics in Wastewater Treatment Systems & Receiving Waters. Community Impact: better understanding the movement of these plastics is essential in designing policy to tackle environmental harm and reduce treatment costs thereby enhancing the lives of coastal and other communities

University of Glasgow

Robert Trogrlic

2015-19

Community-based Non-Structural Flood Risk Management for Malawi. Community Impact: this project will directly benefit communities adversely affected by flood by engaging them in activity to minimise impacts through low-cost strategies

Heriot Watt University

Valerio Cappadonna

2016-20

Can Wastewater Treatment Plants Cope with Future Nanoparticle Loading Scenarios? Community Impact: Improved understanding contributes to strategies to more efficient and effective treatment understanding the impact of nano-particles on treatment will help optimise plant efficiency, reduce costs and protect receiving waters thereby enhancing the natural environment for communities with receiving waters

University of Strathclyde

Lydia Niemi

2016-20

Assessment of the Degradation Pathway, Persistence & Eco-Toxicological Impacts of Human Pharmaceuticals to the Aquatic Environment. Community Impact: efficient removal of pharmaceuticals reduces treatment cost to support improved environmental & public health & reduced impact on receiving waters

University of the Highlands and Islands

Kirsty Holstead

2016-20

Governing Water One Drop at a Time: Responses to, and Implications of, Community Water Management in Scotland & Beyond. Community Impact: will help optimise community engagement to protect and maintain raw water quality, improving quality of supply and reduce treatment in remote rural communities

University of St Andrews

Jonathan Fletcher

2016-20

Optimising Multi-Pollutant Phytoremediation Strategies to Sustainably Improve Raw Water Quality. Community Impact: Contribution to increased raw water security will develop more sustainable and innovative treatment options, reducing environmental impact and costs

University of Stirling

Bhawana Gupta

2016-20

Tackling the challenge of the water, food, energy nexus in India & Scotland'. Community Impact: through improved understanding project will contribute to better cross-sectoral approaches to improve the livelihood of rural communities

University of Dundee & James Hutton Institute


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