Calls and opportunities at the Water Observatory

Water Observatory

Call for applications for a pre-doctoral position in water resources management

The Botín Foundation funds a pre-doctoral position to develop a PhD research primarily focused on the analysis of surface and groundwater quality in relation to the evolution of irrigated agriculture in Spain, agricultural uses, surface areas of different crops, production techniques and land uses, as well as irrigation technology.

The call for applications is open to researchers who wish to develop their doctoral thesis in the PhD Programme of Agro-environmental Technology for a Sustainable Agriculture of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.

The PhD research will be co-directed by professors from the two universities associated with the Water Observatory of the Botín Foundation.

You can find more information about the position in the call.

The submission deadline is September 11th, 2022 inclusive.

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International Seminars

International Seminars

Short seminars whose purpose is to debate various topics related to the research activities developed by the Water Observatory at the international level.



Debate platform from where national and international experts give presentations on current issues related to water resources.



National and international practical and theoretical courses on water resources and organised by the Water Observatory from 2010 to 2018.