News

Apply for a Studentship Award to support your MSc studies

Apply for a Studentship Award to support your MSc studies

The British Hydrological Society, JBA Trust and the Environment Agency are delighted to announce that the MSc Studentship Award Scheme is open for applications. It aims to support talented students wishing to complete an MSc course related to hydrology, water resources and catchment management and to encourage the development of academic expertise in hydrology.

Read More

Read More →

Celebrating community flood resilience

Celebrating community flood resilience

Slow the Flow Calderdale held a ‘Community Led Natural Flood Management’ conference in Hebden Bridge on Saturday 30th March.  JBA Trust were proud to sponsor the event which provided an opportunity for delegates to learn about experiences and developments in natural flood management from both a local and national perspective.

Read More

Read More →

Exploring rivers in National Science Week

Exploring rivers in National Science Week

Our augmented reality sandbox proved very popular with Year 5 and 6 pupils at Addingham Primary School last week. Sandbox workshops exploring rivers and their landscape were held as part of a series of events at the school to mark National Science Week.

Read More

Read More →

National Careers Week

National Careers Week

As part of National Careers Week, we’ve been supporting events that raise awareness of engineering as a career choice.
On Friday 10th March, the JBA Trust’s wave tank was in action at the Ruth Gorse Academy in Leeds as part of a a Careers Fair for year 7 to 11 students.

Read More

Read More →

Earth Observation Careers Day

Earth Observation Careers Day

On Wednesday 13 February, the UK Space Agency held an Earth Observation Careers Day at the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Didcot. Secondary school students were able to learn about the wide range of career opportunities that utilise satellite data to monitor and manage the planet. 

Read More

Read More →

Bringing geography to life!

Bringing geography to life!

On Thursday 24 January, we delivered an ‘Interactive Geography Day’ for all Year 9 pupils at Ermysteds Grammar School, Skipton. We explored some of the issues around flood and coastal risk management, providing an exciting and innovative way of learning how water behaves in rivers and at the coast.

Read More

Read More →

New paper: Geomorphological effectiveness of floods to rework gravel bars: insight from hyperscale topography and hydraulic modelling

New paper: Geomorphological effectiveness of floods to rework gravel bars: insight from hyperscale topography and hydraulic modelling

A new paper by Reid et al., supported by the JBA Trust, explores how a 2D flow model can be useful in understanding the evolution of bars in a high energy gravel-bed river.

Read More

Read More →

River flumes engage and inspire at Peterborough STEM Festival

River flumes engage and inspire at Peterborough STEM Festival

Two of our hydraulic river flumes were in action at the Peterborough STEM Festival on 13 October as part of a range of fun hands-on activities to celebrate and experience the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Read More

Read More →

Can the past be a reliable guide to the future?

Can the past be a reliable guide to the future?

Many important decisions about planning for flooding rely on statistical assessments of risk. This one-day workshop enabled communication and discussion between academics and practitioners on the technical, practical, scientific and risk management implications of applying non-stationary statistical models to flood event data

Read More

Read More →

Keith Beven FRS discusses recent developments in natural flood risk management

Keith Beven FRS discusses recent developments in natural flood risk management

Our Trustee Keith Beven FRS is giving the President’s Address at the British Hydrological Society National Symposium on Wednesday 12 September, 2018. Here, Professor Beven discusses recent developments in flood risk management

Read More

Read More →

Top