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 study of the evolution of surface water and groundwater quality in rural areas in Spain, and its impact on the sources of drinking water supply for domestic use. 

The call for applications is open to researchers who wish to develop their doctoral thesis in the PhD Programme in Geology and Geological Engineering of the Complutense University of Madrid.

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

The submission deadline is September 8th, 2021. You can find more information about the position and the application process here.

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Information about the Water Observatory

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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.