Dr. Kaveh Madani from the Water portal run by LU Open gives popular TedX Talk about how to reduce Water footprint and Professor Hans Hanson receives royal medal for meritorious work on erosion problems.
June was the month of international and royal recognition for the members of the Water portal run by LU Open. Dr. Kaveh Madani from the Water portal run by LU Open gave an interesting TedX Talk about how to reduce Water footprint and Professor Hans Hanson received a royal medal for his meritorious work on erosion problems.
In a recent bold and hopeful TEDx talk, Dr. Kaveh Madani, Lecturer of Environmental Management at the Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP) at Imperial College London shared a different approach to water crisis and conflicts, one that promotes changing our perspectives and cooperating globally to reduce our water footprint. His talk has received a lot of attention receiving almost 40,000 views within the first week. You can reach his talk through Water: Think Again Dr. Kaveh Madani is also a researcher at TVRL, LTH, Lund University and a member of the Hydrosolidarity project team funded by Pufendorf Institute at Lund University.
On the 16th of June Professor Hans Hanson was awarded a royal medal, namely “His Majesty the King’s gold medal of the 5th size for meritorious efforts concerning erosion problems.” The award ceremony was held in the Royal Castle in Stockholm in the presence of the King Carl Gustav and the Queen Silvia.
More information about the event refer to Kungahuset.
The Water portal at Lund University is a cross institutional research network in the water field. The portal was established to accommodate future challenges and opportunities related to water that need multidisciplinary cooperation. The platform also facilitates so-called hydrosolidarity, where water actors to an increasing degree are collaborating in a multistakeholder approach. Read more here