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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.
On Monday 11th September, Antonia Liguori (Loughborough University) and Sharron Kraus (folk singer and songwriter) will be giving a talk at the “Narratives and Alternative Stories” Conference at the University of Chester on behalf of DRY Project. The title ofRead more
The warm March and dry April of this year (2017) followed a drier than average autumn and winter, prompting news stories about the 1976 drought such as this one from BBC Newsbeat: July saw around 107 mm of rain acrossRead more
One of the key aims of the DRY project is to achieve an iterative feedback loop between storytelling and science, with each informing the other. The hope is that stories collected through narrative interviews and digital storytelling workshops feed intoRead more
July 2017 The last couple of months have been very busy in the grassland mesocosm experiments. The DRY project has set up an experiment using rainfall manipulation to study the effects of drought at six sites spread over three riverRead more