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Loughborough University
Leicestershire LE11 3TU UK
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Water, Engineering and Development Centre

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WEDC is one of the world's leading education and research institutes for developing knowledge and capacity in water and sanitation for low- and middle-income countries.

We are based in the School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, one of the top award-winning Universities in the UK.

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WEDC seeks Lecturer to join our Loughborough-based team

The Water Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC), within the School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, is dedicated to improving water and sanitation (WASH) service delivery in low and middle income countries.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Lecturer to join our Loughborough based team. We are seeking an engineer with a PhD related to international WASH or emergency relief and disaster preparedness, who has relevant working experience in low and middle income countries. Highly motivated candidates should possess excellent analytical and research skills, strong communication and reporting skills, and be willing to work in challenging environments.

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Andrew Cotton takes over the Chair of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)

Andrew Cotton from the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) of the School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University took over as the Interim Chair of the Steering Committee (the board of governance) of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), a Geneva-based organisation which is part of the United Nations family (UNOPS).

The WSSCC manages the Global Sanitation Fund of some $50 million of international donor funding annually. Over recent years the fund has supported improved sanitation and hygiene for over 7 million people in 11 countries.


Researcher needed to test innovative latrine lighting solutions in refugee camps

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Scholarships for 2015/2016 for MSc programmes

WEDC are delighted to announce scholarships for 2015/2016 for MSc programmes as follows:

We would be grateful if you could help promote our courses and these opportunities by downloading and displaying these posters in your offices:

Overview | Infrastructure in Emergencies
Water and Environmental Management | Water and Waste Engineering


Cyclone Pam: Emergency publications free to download

Free resources available to download.

WHO/WEDC TECHNICAL NOTES FOR EMERGENCIES
http://wedc.lboro.ac.uk/knowledge/notes_emergencies.html

EMERGENCY WATER SOURCES: Guidelines for selection and treatment
https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=17984

EXCRETA DISPOSAL IN EMERGENCIES: A field manual
https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=14282

EMERGENCY SANITATION: Assessment and programme design
https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=19046


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