A Roadmap for the Future of Water Innovation
22 April 2021
Presented by Professors Joby Boxall and Vanessa Speight,
University of Sheffield
About this Webinar
Joby and Vanessa will present on the vision and roadmap for the water sector that they have developed as part of TWENTY65. TWENTY65 is the UKRI / EPSRC water grand challenge consortium, involving 6 universities and over 250 partners that has been envisioning and undertaking disruptive research to enable adaptable, resilient and sustainable water futures. The talk will present the synthesis of numerous co-creation and collaboration events exploring various aspects of water futures over the duration of TWENTY65, as well as integrating highlights from the technical themes.
About the Speakers
Professor Joby Boxall has over 20 years of experience in delivering leading research on understanding and modelling hydraulic, water quality and infrastructure performance and interactions across the water cycles. His drive to address the grand challenges facing water include being Principal Investigator and Technical Director of TWENTY65.
Professor Vanessa Speight is an international expert on drinking water treatment and distribution. Her background in consulting engineering and research focuses cross all aspects of water services with an emphasis on water quality, decision support, public health risk, and regulatory development. She is Managing Director of TWENTY65.