Alexandra Scott

Engineering for the Future

Engineering for the Future

On 23 June 2018 we are supporting an ‘Engineering for the Future’ event in Peterborough. The event is open to all ages and will be an interactive, informative and fun engineering extravaganza!

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MSc student bursaries – apply now!

MSc student bursaries – apply now!

The British Hydrological Society, JBA Trust and the Environment Agency are delighted to announce that the MSc Studentship Award Scheme is now open for applications.

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JBA Trust Annual Report 2016-17

JBA Trust Annual Report 2016-17

We are delighted to share the JBA Trust Annual Report 2016-17 which outlines our education and research activities to enhance understanding and management of risks in the water environment.

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Managing flood risk in the Mekong Basin

Managing flood risk in the Mekong Basin

Dr Tony Green of Mekong Modelling Associates presented his poster and acknowledged our work at the Mekong River Commission 3rd Summit in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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Environment event showcases partnership working in the North East

Environment event showcases partnership working in the North East

We demonstrated our Augmented Reality Sandbox at the Great North Museum as part of an event to showcase the work to improve the environment and protect people and property.

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Augmented Reality Sandbox training day for Rivers Trusts

Augmented Reality Sandbox training day for Rivers Trusts

Working with the Rivers Trust, we have developed a new Augmented Reality Sandbox and demonstration resources to show how Working with Natural Processes (WwNP) can help reduce flooding.

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New maps show areas of potential for working with natural processes

New maps show areas of potential for working with natural processes

New data added to our online catalogue shows areas where different types of potential river and catchment management approaches could help to reduce flood risk by working with nature

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Flood impacts brought to life through science and technology

Flood impacts brought to life through science and technology

A team of scientists and academics from Lancaster University, JBA Trust and the Environment Agency attended the Manchester Science Festival on 21 October 2017 to raise awareness of the devastating risks and impacts posed by flooding.

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Training day for ‘Healthy Weirs’ volunteers

Training day for ‘Healthy Weirs’ volunteers

The JBA Trust continued its support for the ‘Healthy Weirs Project’ in Derbyshire by supporting a training day for volunteers on 14 October 2017 in Belper.

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Vulnerability of bridges to scour: insights from an international expert elicitation workshop

Vulnerability of bridges to scour: insights from an international expert elicitation workshop

A research paper published in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences reports on the vulnerability of bridges to scour and the scientific uncertainties involved in estimating the probability of bridges failing as a result.

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