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A group of our fellow ESRs worked on educational outreach for primary school students in Peru as part of their outreach. Last week Marco and Larissa reported implementation of their work on IYWPC 2019 (IWA International Young Water Professional Conference) in Toronto, Canada. 

The project was a collaboration of SuPER-W fellows Marco Hartl, Larissa Terumi Arashiro and Juan Esteban Ramirez Morales  with the NGO Engineers without borders (ESF Catalonia) and the Peruvian governmental educational initiative UGEL. 

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Approaching the third year of SuPER-W's running, the efforts of students is bearing fruit. Our fellow ESR, Marco Hartl presented his work at the 8th International Symposium for Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control (WETPOL) in Aarhus, Denmark. Where he had an oral presentation titled "Emerging contaminants  removal in constructed wetlands operated as bio-electrochemical systems".
 

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SuPER-W fellow, Philipp Kehrein attended the IWA conference on water reuse and reclamation in Berlin. Here is what he had to say about it:

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Students and professors from SuPER-W network will join their colleagues in Belgian charter of International Water Association (B-IWA) on their 5th Nocturnal event on July 4th in Mons.

The event starts at 15hrs and in addition to the usual networking event of B-IWA nocturnals, includes a workshop on "How to be a good mentior?" and a session of 3 minute pitches in layman terms on the water related technologies. Find more info on the event in the flyer or on the Website.

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Are you or have you been a MSCA Fellow? If the answer is yes, we invite you to apply to the MSCA2019 – AWARD COMPETITION. By applying to this competition, you have the chance to showcase your work to a large audience, take part in the conference and interact with international outstanding profile speakers.
Read more Here.

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Our ESR fellow, Morez Jafari had chance to present his results on importance of biofouling properties in membrane process in R2T yearly show case in Ghent, Belgium. Here he shares his experience in R2T presentation: “ It was a great experience to present my PhD results for group of experts with such a vast and various background. It was great combination of industrial partners and academics audience. I enjoyed so much interacting with industrial partners to know better their needs from academic research.”

 

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The mini symposium: Bridging the gap between membrane modelling and applications will take place at Faculty of Bioscience Engineering at Gent university on Jan. 9th 2019.

 

Registration to the symposium is free but mandatory. For more info please contact ir. Wouter Naessens.

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Monday, December 17, 2018 - 07:30
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 Matthias Wessling, RWTH Professor and part of the SuPER-W network is the leibniz prize winner 2019. Like all of the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft in the programme of excellent people, the membrane expert receives a research prize of 2,5 Millions of euros. " we are very excited about the high recognition for this outstanding scientist. Matthias Wessling is considered one of the most productive and influential experts for and and polymerforschung ", says RWTH Aachen Rector Ulrich Rüdiger.

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From November 12 to 16, the fifth Network Training Event of SuPER-W took place in Prague, Czech Republic. The theme of this event was “Business case development in the field of resource recovery, energy and product from wastewater”. Prof. Jan Bartacek, Prof. Pavel Jeníček, and Dr. Lucie Pokorná, partners from University of Chemistry and Technology Prague (VSCHT Prague), organized this successful five-day event.

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Monday, November 26, 2018 - 04:15
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Our Fellow colleague, ESR Marco Hartl, from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya·BarcelonaTech published his first peer-reviewed journal article in the Science of total environment journal. the abstract of the paper reads:

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 16:00
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If you are less than 35 years old and want to help set the Water Agenda for 2030/2050 and participate in a global network of enthusiastic Young Water Professionals (#YWPs), then please make sure to register now for the #EmergingWaterLeaders forum, part of the exciting programme at the upcoming IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 in Tokyo.

 

 

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Monday, August 20, 2018 - 01:00
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Euromembrane 2018, the main membrane science event in Europe, was held in Valencia June 9th to 13th. The cinference was organized by EMS-European membrane society and hosted by Polytechnique University of Valencia and comprised of more than 250 oral presentations in 5 parallel sessions and 500 posters. From SuPER-W network, PaInT group from Ghent university contributed with several talks and posters, including a keynote speech from Dr. ir.

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Friday, July 13, 2018 (All day)
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As part of the IMPROVED project, a workshop titled: "From waste streams towards the process water" will be held at BASF site at Antwerp. IMPROVED is a european reginal (Interreg) project aimed at recycling industrial waters to high quality process water. The workshop takes place on June 18th and lectures will be delivered in English. The particle and interfacial technology group of Ghent university, one of the SuPERW partners, is also affiliated with the IMPROVED project.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 12:30
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The first European water tech week will be held in Leeuwarden, the United Nations Innovating City for water technology, on September 24th to 27th. The annual Wetsus congress and WaterLink, by Water Alliance, are integrated to bring representatives from governments, policy makers, universities and industry together.

 

Click here to find complementary information and register.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:30
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The Belgian membrane group co-organises its 16th poster day and symposium with the help of Dutch and German membrane Association (NMG - DGMT).  The event takes place on June 5th 2018 at Leuven and aims at providing latest reports on the progress on membrane research and development in laboratory and industrial level.

 

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 01:15
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British Water - Water & The Circular Economy Conference will be held in Liverpool on June 14th. Students affiliated with SuPER-W will have a special student discount.

 

check out the complementry data here.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:00
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Our SuPER-W fellow Kasper Ampe will deliver a presentation on "the politics of the Dutch wastewater system its sustainability transition towards the circular economy and resource recovery" in NEST conference on Friday March 16th.

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 12:00
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The Midterm review of SuPER-W hosted by Delft university of technology started on Monday 29th with the presentation of European union’s Research Executive Agency (REA) representative. The meeting then continued with presentations of SuPER-W management committee on the progress of the project. Starting from afternoon, SuPER-W fellows had the unique opportunity of presenting their latest works to a board of experts and officials from European union’s Research executive agency.

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Monday, January 29, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, February 2, 2018 - 17:00
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ESR5 Iryna Lanko attended the 15th IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion (AD-15) in Beijing, China. She presented her most recent work with a poster presentation.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 (All day) to Friday, October 20, 2017 (All day)
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The aim of this study was to assess the potential environmental impacts associated with high rate algal ponds (HRAP) systems for wastewater treatment and resource recovery in small communities. To this aim, a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) was carried out evaluating two alternatives: i) a HRAP system for wastewater treatment where microalgal biomass is valorized for energy recovery (biogas production); ii) a HRAP system for wastewater treatment where microalgal biomass is reused for nutrients recovery (biofertilizer production).

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