New UK-China Catchment Science Centre

In November 2010, the Catchment Science Centre at the University of Sheffield and College of Water Sciences at Beijing Normal University created a joint international research centre in catchment management.

The Beijing skyline

This strategic alliance will foster new collaborative research between the two groups on a range of issues related to the sustainable management of river catchments in the UK and China, and draw upon the extensive experience of the two groups in this field. David Lerner is pictured above signing the formal agreement for the joint centre on behalf of the University of Sheffield.

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