The government has named 2018 the Year of Engineering as part of an initiative that will offer young engineers across the UK vast opportunity - a major push to tackle a skills gap.
Dr Dani Barrington and Dr Pete Culmer have co-authored a recent article that addresses the importance of sanitation as a human right and the psychological challenges of incontinence.
Professor Barbara Evans will open the ISNTD Water conference 2017, hosted by The International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases.
The first international conference on cement and concrete technology will take place between 20 and 22 November in Oman.
The International Water Association has awarded Professor Barbara Evans the IWA Development Award (Research) 2017, recognising her significant contributions to tackling global water challenges.