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School of Geography

Rizwan Nawaz Dr Rizwan Nawaz

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School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 31596

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Research overview

PhD students:

Asib Ahmed (2015), Coastal Erosion Vulnearbility, University of Leeds International Scholarship

Karen Lomax (2014), Ecosystem Services and Health (PhD), NERC Scholarship.

Elias Nkiaka (2014), Climate change impacts and adaptation in the Logone River Basin, Commonwealth Scholarship.

Eran Sadek (2008 - 2013), Modelling Residential Water Demand, Malaysian Government Scholarship



Keynote/Invited Speaker:

  • “Regional Approach to Water Efficency", Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, April 28th 2015.
  • “Climate change impacts assessment: what the decision-makers need to know”, Integrated Water Resources Management Forum, Academy of Sciences Malaysia, 19 October 2009.

  • “Effective water demand management: Domestic and industrial sectors”, National Colloquium on Water Demand Management, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 19-21 October 2009.

  • “Communicating Climate Change Science and Impacts to Policymakers” IHDP/RGS CCRG Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Postgraduate Workshop, Leeds University, 29-30 March 2007.

  • Nawaz, N. R. “Climate change impacts on reservoir yield in Yorkshire”, Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference, August 2006.

  • “Climate Change Impacts on Blue Nile Flows” Tyndall Centre, University of East Anglia, Norwich, December 2006.

  • “Climate Change Impacts on Flood Frequency in the Blue Nile Basin: An Uncertainty Assessment, RGS Climate Change Research Group Annual Meeting, Oxford University, 23 March 2006.

  • "Sensitivity of Blue Nile Flows to Climate Change", British Hydrological Society, Pennines Hydrological Group, discussion meeting on climate change and hydrology, 15 February 2006, University of Leeds.