Win a £50 Amazon voucher in the DRY project photo competion– share your images of drought, water scarcity, water use, heatwaves, and water issues in the UK.
Volunteering We are interested in working collaboratively with the general public and primary and secondary schools to improve our understanding of the impacts of drought on plant and tree ecology in the UK. To find out more about our research and howRead more
Stories and memories about drought can help build local, historical knowledge about drought impacts, experiences and adaptation. We are building a resource of narratives about drought and water use from across seven UK river catchments. We will use a varietyRead more
Catch up with the latest news
This features blogs from members of the project team about their research and news of our recent events.
As part of ‘The Reasons’ in the Bevills Leam Catchment, a project funded by AHRC Connected Communities, Loughborough University is organising an evening of convivial local storytelling, food and drink at the Ramsey Rural Museum on the 7th of June, 7pm-10pm. The title ofRead more
Joanne Garde-Hansen, Reader in Culture, Media and Communication, University of Warwick We know that ‘heat waves are a silent killer, mostly affecting the elderly, the very young, or the chronically ill’ (Bhattacharya, 2003). These groups are unlikely to be representedRead more
The DRY project (Drought Risk and You) is exploring how science and narrative can interact in drought-risk decision-making. On the 24th May 2016, the DRY team has invited farmers and others with interests in drought impacts on crops (including theRead more
Professor Mike Wilson, Dr Antonia Liguori and Dr Lyndsey Bakewell (DRY Project team members from Loughborough University) have been awarded funding from AHRC Connected Communities to create a new, performative methodology, based on traditional practices, to support communities in collective problem-solving andRead more