EPSRC, with input from other research councils, is running a sandpit in the water energy food nexus in order to try to engender a radical change in the research undertaken in this field in the UK.
The sandpit run over 5 days in January (19th-23rd) and will focus on understanding the interdependencies between water, energy and food security in the context of a more sustainable economy and changing environment.
It is expected that £4-5 million of Research Council funding will be made available to fund research projects arising from this sandpit with additional computational modelling support from STFC
The closing date for applications in Nov 4th. More information and to apply.