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Flooding & business – call for research

If you are working on a UK Research Council-funded flood-related research project, then we want to hear from you! The ARCC network is currently mapping the flood research investments as part of our synthesis programme, and we are taking a top-down and bottom-up approach to ensure this is as comprehensive as possible. Your research can … Continue reading Flooding & business – call for research

Flooding & business – what does research tell us?

09 October 2017 University of Leeds Our research synthesis workshop is the first part of a programme to enhance the accessibility and uptake of research outputs to meet the needs of a diverse stakeholder community, and in a timely manner. Download a summary report of the day (pdf, 4.2 MB). Background The number of major … Continue reading Flooding & business – what does research tell us?

Helping researchers to enhance uptake & use of built environment models

Many research projects aim to provide models, visualisation tools, or data for stakeholder use as part of their final outputs. In reality, few manage to transition their ideas into a format that is usable after the project is complete. Through a desktop review, webinars and discussions with researchers, we have produced guidance on how to … Continue reading Helping researchers to enhance uptake & use of built environment models

CREW from their stakeholders' perspective

November 2011 A collated response from a wide range of stakeholders at the final project National Assembly. Summarised from the final General Assembly, November 2011 The CREW project involved a large array of differing stakeholder groups and interested parties. One effective means by which to reach these persons and to elicit and capture their views … Continue reading CREW from their stakeholders’ perspective

Joint working opportunities

We support short placements for early career researchers to work more closely with policy and practice, and for stakeholders to get more involved in the co-production of evidence. The aim is to enhance the value and use of research outputs. Urban heat vulnerability mapping Innovative flood risk management for cities BIOPICCC: Toolkit impact development Investigating … Continue reading Joint working opportunities


Our flood-related work focuses specifically on the built environment and infrastructure. Research projects DOWNPIPE – adaptation of property drainage systems to cope with predicted changes in high-intensity rainfall events with implications for flood management. ARCADIA – understanding the inter-relationships between climate impacts, urban economy, land use, transport and the built environment to help design cities that are … Continue reading Flooding