A very fruitul dissemination meeting in Montpellier within the European Institute of Membranes

Dr. Rodriguez-Roda, the IP of INOWASIA, was invited to the European Institute of Membranes of Montpellier/France from the Université de Montpellier to talk about the Erasmus+ project INOWASIA. There was a lot of interest in the innovative methodology for teaching Problem-based learning, where the student is put on the forefront of the learning process and the teachers becomes a …

PBL training session at UT3 and IoT to promote the INOWASIA Living Labs in SouthEast Asia

On Monday 26 of September 2022, Dr. Ignasi Rodriguez-Roda, scientific coordinator of the project, gave a class about #PBL (Problem-Based Learning) methodology to some teachers and technicians from #UT3. This way there are new teachers with membranes and IoT expertise who understand better the methodology and will try to prepare some PBL material for the …

The University of Barcelona Solidarity Foundation (FSUB) and Can Tho University participate in a project on water treatment in urban areas of Asia (Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Philippines)

Water quality is a critical challenge in Asia in the context of growing industrialization, urbanization and climate change. Nature-based solutions (NBS), such as constructed wetlands, biofilters, rain gardens and floating parks, could play an important role in reducing urban water pollution, while making cities more livable and resilient. This is the context of the project …

SmartCleanGarden concept within Biodiversity and NBS promotion will participate to the INOWASIA targets

Wastewater Treatment Plants (#WTP) are an essential aspect of sanitation and water infrastructure. WTPs mission is the collection and treatment of sewage along with purifying and returning the water to the environment. However, there is not enough economic growth to build more WTP capacities and it cannot match the population growth. Only 6% of the …

Alert, Webinar for online training next week on NBS and Wastewater reuse with INOWASIA partner

SEPTEMBER 29th @ 10:00 CEST to SEPTEMBER 30th @ 17:00 CEST  The 2-days webinar NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS – NBS – FOR THE TREATMENT AND REUSE OF WASTEWATER AND SEWAGE SLUDGE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN (September 29 @ 10:00 – to September 30 @ 17:00 ) is organised by the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Mediterranean Fisheries …

Visit of the scientific coordinator of INOWASIA in Toulouse for a PBL training session

Today Monday 26 of September 2022, Dr. Ignasi Rodriguez-Roda, scientific coordinator of the project, from the University of Girona will give a 2-hour course on Problem-Based Learning to the University Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier team. This team is mainly composed of Teacher-researcher, but also technical staff and a project manager. A part of the …

INOWASIA researchers attended the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition. Water for smart liveable cities

The prestigious conference was held in Copenhagen (Denmark), last 11-15th September at the IWA World Water Congress and Exibition. The conference brought together around 10,000 professionals from the sector, with thought-leadership permeated workshops, debates, business forums, keynote speakers, technical and training sessions. It was an excellent networking opportunity for INOWASIA and his Academic and Professional …

INOWASIA specific mission to Cambodia exploring opportunities for new methodologies for water-oriented education

From 29 August to 2 September 2022, the PI of the Erasmus+ project INOWASIA, Dr. Ignasi Rodriguez-Roda, together with Dr. Gaetan Blandin, has visited our Cambodian partners, Dr. Kong Chhuon, Dean of the Faculty of Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia, and Dr. Ratha Chea, Professor of the National …

INOWASIA and IRD meeting in Cambodia

On Friday, Dr. Ignasi Rodriguez-Roda (PI of INOWASIA project) and Dr. Gaetan Blandin met the IRD Representative in Cambodia, Dr. Adèle Martial. He was accompanied with Dr. Kong Chhuon, dean of Faculty of Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering (at ITC) and INOWASIA full member. It was the first opportunity to present INOWASIA aims and strategy …