Leeds University (Uleeds), United Kingdom:
Leeds is one of the largest universities in the UK with a turnover of £250m a year. 33,000 students, of which 5,200 are overseas students from 140 countries, are currently attached to 700 different first-degree programmes and 330 postgraduate degree programmes, supported by over 6,500 staff. An emphasis on innovative research and investment in high-quality facilities and first-rate infrastructure means that no fewer than 35 departments are rated internationally or nationally 'excellent'.
Leeds is now among the top ten universities for research in the UK. With some 3,000 researchers including postgraduates, and an annual research income of more than £70m, of which 8.25% is from EU awards, it is internationally acknowledged as a centre of excellence in a wide range of academic and professional disciplines. Its broad research and skills base and superb facilities attract interest from major multinationals and small local businesses alike. Many of its research initiatives cross traditional subject boundaries and Leeds currently promotes projects through 58 inter-disciplinary centres and seven research schools.
Main role in the project
The University of Leeds was in charge of the development of recommendations for future research, technology development and cooperation and definition of future joint activities for network solidification, as a task leader in Work Package 7. Jointly with IWA, they published at least one article concerning the WP7 (Recommendations for future research and technology developments). Additionally, among other duties, they were expected to support the creation of criteria for evaluation and systematization of conventional and innovative low cost sanitation technologies (task 1.2) and gave their input in the task 3.1 (Existing low cost conventional sanitation options).
|Prof. Duncan Mara|
|Address:||University of Leeds |
Leeds LS2 9JT
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