Posts Tagged ‘urban drainage’
The first 18 months of Co-UDlabs: successful review for the project
Reporting is an essential activity in Horizon 2020 project management, as every project coordinator needs not only to maintain control and steer project progress, but also regularly inform the European Commission about progression of the work towards its agreed objectives. In December 2022, after one and a half year of collaborative work, the Co-UDlabs team…Read More
First A/B FLUME TA project ends at University of Sheffield
Researchers at University of Sheffield (USFD) have recently finalised supporting their first Co-UDlabs TA project. From late October 2022 to January 2023, researchers from INSA Lyon, LMFA (Lyon) and the University of Exeter visited the University of Sheffield to perform experiments at the A/B FLUME facility of our Research Infrastructure. Work has been investigating the…Read More
Co-UDlabs’ Transnational Access programme officially begins!
The Co-UDlabs Transnational Access programme was officially kicked off with a visit by the ITWH user-group at the OTHU facility of INSA Lyon, a partner of Co-UDlabs and part of our research infrastructure. The brief preliminary visit for the ‘In-situ SUDS modelling‘ proposal was carried out at the end of August 2022, and it is…Read More
Co-UDlabs’ session on UDS data at IWA’s World Water Congress
In a fully-packed room at IWA‘s World Water Congress (WWC), one of the most renowned international conferences on water and water management, Co-UDlabs hosted a really successful workshop on ‘Tapping the value of urban drainage systems (UDS) data‘. The event, which welcomed nearly 40 attendees and favoured active participation from researchers and practitioners in the…Read More
Co-UDlabs at the 1st Symposium on Urban Flood Experiments
A delegation of Co-UDlabs partners and researchers was invited to the 1st Symposium on Urban Flood Experiments, an expert-group event hosted by INSA Lyon on September 1 and 2, 2022. The symposium was coordinated by Emmanuel Mignot (INSA-LMFA) and Benjamin Dewals (University of Liége), and included invitees from several research institutions across seven European countries.…Read More
Co-UDlabs’ Metrology Toolbox presented at SPN10 conference
Co-UDlabs participated in the 10th Sewer Processes and Networks international conference (SPN10) in Graz, Austria. SPN is a renowned global venue for advancement and knowledge-sharing on urban drainage and water management. Co-UDlabs coordinated a pre-conference workshop on August 23, 2022, for the first public release — specifically version 0.1.7 — of the Urban Drainage Metrology…Read More
Co-UDlabs celebrated its first General Assembly and Early-Stage Researchers Seminar
From June 27 to July 1, 2022, members and researchers from Co-UDlabs’ nine partner institutions met (in person and for the first time) at the University of A Coruña (UDC) to celebrate our project’s first Early-Stage Researchers Seminar (ESRS) and General Assembly. These events mark a significant milestone for Co-UDlabs. The Seminar was an excellent…Read More
Co-UDlabs and #GreenRoofDay!
Today, June 6, is #GreenRoofDay! An up-and-coming infrastructural solution for a more sustainable and efficient urban design model, green roofs are bound to play a pivotal role in the emergence of new understandings of urban drainage and its centrality to urban sustainability. In the framework of its Transnational Access programme, Co-UDlabs is granting free access…Read More
Co-UDlabs is now on YouTube!
The Co-UDlabs project has created its own YouTube channel! Joining the video platform was a milestone for our communication efforts, considering how visible and available the teaching, networking, and training materials produced by our teams and partners can now be. The channel is currently available online at this address. The channel will host a series…Read More
Researchers go on the Co-UDlabs Hackathon prize ‘field trip’ (with an eye on the TA)
On November 23 and 25, 2021, Co-UDlabs successfully organised a global ‘Hackathon‘ event to meet with young researchers and practitioners from a number of scientific and technology fields. The main goal was to present this audience with the core challenges that urban drainage systems are facing today: climate change, extreme weather conditions, infrastructural stress and…Read More