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JBA Trust Annual Report 2019-20

JBA Trust Annual Report 2019-20

In a year that tested everyone’s resilience, we were able to continue promoting research, supporting education and sharing knowledge by adapting our approach. We are pleased to share our Trustees Annual Report and the highlights of 2019-20.

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Bringing the real world to life in maths lessons

Bringing the real world to life in maths lessons

On Friday 9th April, we supported an event for trainee maths teachers, organised by the North Yorkshire STEM Hub and the Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarship scheme.

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UK Flood Hydrology Roadmap

UK Flood Hydrology Roadmap

The flood hydrology roadmap is a long-term vision and plan to advance UK flood hydrology. We have supported the roadmap project by helping to shape initiatives from which a delivery plan is now being drafted. A webinar giving an update on the roadmap and outlining the delivery plan for its first 7 years is now available.

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Virtual session for climate superheroes STEM curriculum week

Virtual session for climate superheroes STEM curriculum week

We hosted a virtual event for year 5 and 6 pupils at St Paul’s Primary School in York. The sessions explored flooding, flood risk and careers that help us understand these risks.

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Virtual STEM ambassador showcase for school teachers

Virtual STEM ambassador showcase for school teachers

We were pleased to support a virtual ambassador showcase for teachers organised by the Yorkshire STEM Hub and the Coastal Science Network.

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New research projects focus on climate risks, flooding and storms

New research projects focus on climate risks, flooding and storms

Our support for PhD research projects continues to grow as we welcome three new students to our programme. All of the projects will use modelling techniques and new sources of data to help improve our understanding and mitigation of environmental risks.

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David Archer’s chronology of flash floods in Britain now published

David Archer’s chronology of flash floods in Britain now published

We have published David Archer’s chronology of flash flood events in Britain online.

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Resilience of leaky barriers in Natural Flood Management at the RRC conference

Resilience of leaky barriers in Natural Flood Management at the RRC conference

Zora van Leeuwen presented her poster “A Method for Assessing the Resilience of Leaky Dam Networks” online at the 21st River Restoration Centre conference.

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How mathematics can help manage flood risk

How mathematics can help manage flood risk

We are pleased to see a recent report about how we supported a mathematical challenge at an environmental modelling study day organised by the “Maths Foresees” network.

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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 now open for applications, for courses starting in Autumn 2020.

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