MULTIPLE EVENTS: Climate Change And Adaptation In Bangladesh

The Global Water Institute is co-sponsoring a visit by two distinguished scholars collaborating with Ohio State faculty on interdisciplinary research, education and outreach relating to coastal vulnerability in Bangladesh. Mahbuba Nasreen, PhD Director and Professor, Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies University of Dhaka Mizanur Rahman, PhD Project Director, Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 Formulation Project Superintending Engineer, Bangladesh Water …

New App Helps Farmers Plot Farm Management Decisions

A new app from The Ohio State University allows growers to compare the effectiveness of different management decisions within fields. The aim, in part, is to improve water quality throughout the state. Called Ohio State PLOTS, the free app allows growers, as well as consultants and others who support growers, to design replicated plot layouts by creating on-farm trials that …

Internal Grant Opportunity For Research On The Water-Energy Nexus

The Ohio Water Resources Centre (WRC) in collaboration with Ohio State’s Office of Energy and Environment (OEE) are accepting  research proposals for research on the water-energy nexus. Funds of up to $35,000 will be provided to support 2-3 projects in the field. Applications with a maximum of 5 pages should be submitted to wrc@osu.edu by 5 pm on Friday, October 28. …

EVENT: Sustainable And Resilient Tanzanian Community Study Abroad Program

Resident directors Dr. Joe Campbell and Mary McLaughlin will hold information sessions for the Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Community study abroad program. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to the long-term sustainable development of a rural Tanzanian community through applied service-learning focused on improving water access and quality. Dates and Locations: Monday, Oct. 3, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Kottman Hall …

EVENT: Harmful Algal Bloom Research at Stone Lab

Justin Chaffin, Research Coordinator and Senior Researcher at Ohio State’s Stone Laboratory, will discuss several ongoing research projects at October’s Water Management Association of Ohio luncheon. Date: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 11:30 to 1 Location: Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, Heffner Building, Columbus, OH Registration (pref. by Oct. 7): https://co.clickandpledge.com/advanced/default.aspx?wid=69960 More information: WMAO event posting; Event flier …

EVENT: Race To Support PackH2O

The Ohio State Mershon Centre for  International Security Studies is hosting a 5k/10k race to support packH2O, a non-profit organization in central Ohio that makes ergonomic packs for communities in water distressed areas of the world. Date: October 2, 2016 Location: RPAC Ways to participate: Race individually or in groups of four while wearing  packs filled with water to emulate …

Mandela Washington Fellows Pledge Commitment Towards Implementing Systems Approach To Development

June, 17th marked the arrival of the Mandela Washington Fellows at Ohio State. The 25 young African leaders from 17 countries were on campus for six weeks this summer where they sharpened their skills through academic coursework, leadership training and networking. The Global Water Institute (GWI) took advantage of the unique opportunity of having top-notch young African leaders on campus …

University of Dodoma Delegates Visit Ohio State

A team of senior leadership members from the University of Dodoma (UDOM) visited Ohio State from June 13 -16. The visit was aimed at strengthening the relationship between OSU and UDOM as well as advancing collaborative efforts between the two institutions. The trip was a follow-up to the visit by the GWI team in April. While at Ohio State the …