NEWS & EVENTS

  • MEDRC has announced an extension to this year’s Omani Young Water Researchers Award.  The deadline for entry has moved to August 1, 2020. Held under the auspices of the Public Authority for Water (Diam), the annual award is designed to recognize young Omani water researchers…

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  • Providing Regular Updates on Global Environmental Cooperation.   Launched today, a new MEDRC Bulletin will deliver monthly updates on the latest global responses to cross-border environmental challenges. The initiative will bring together the latest news about pressing transboundary environmental issues such as water, climate change, and…

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  • Transboundary Dams Report Looks at Potential for International Cooperation   Released today, a new MEDRC report on Transboundary Dams, examines the costs and benefits of dams that reshape the environment across political boundaries. From enhanced water management to hydroelectricity, dams can provide great benefits as…

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  • MEDRC has extended its deadline for applicants to respond to its USAID backed request for research proposal (RFP) supporting the development of small-scale  desalination units capable of supporting a family with limited or no access to fresh water. The new deadline is May 13,2020, 16:00…

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  • In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the deadline for applications for the Oman Humanitarian Desalination Challenge has been extended to May 31, 2020. ‘We recognize that researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs across the world are experiencing great difficulties due to the Covid 19 crisis. Many laboratories…

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  • MEDRC is pleased to invite eligible participants to apply to this year’s Omani Young Water Researchers Award.  Held under the auspices of Diam, the award is designed to recognize young water researchers whose work contributes to advancing key areas of the water sector: Water management…

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  • In partnership with USAID, MEDRC has launched an international call for research proposals in a bid to spur innovation in small scale desalination technologies. To engage the broadest possible community of researchers and innovators from across the world, MEDRC’s desalination innovation strategy has two approaches…

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  •  $700,000 Global Water Prize Competition Opens MEDRC has today announced the opening of team registration for this year’s Oman Humanitarian Desalination Challenge Prize Competition. The Competition is a global water prize that looks to award 700,000 USD to the person or team that can invent…

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  • MEDRC is working with the Male Water & Sewerage Company (MWSC) of the Maldives to deliver comprehensive training in Reverse Osmosis Operation, Monitoring and Troubleshooting. The MEDRC training course has been designed to boost capacity among staff working in a number of desalination plants located on…

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  • Registration is now open for the training course “RO Operation, Monitoring & Troubleshooting Level 1” The 4 day classroom course will be held at MEDRC on March 1-4, 2020. The course is aimed at Operators, Technicians, Supervisors and all new comers to RO desalination. Course…

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  • MEDRC is pleased to invite applications for the final round of the Innovation Initiative research grant awards for Palestine and Jordan. Funded through the Government of the Netherlands and delivered in partnership with the Palestinian Water Authority, Jordan Valley Authority, Water Authority of Jordan and…

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  • The 2nd Palestinian MEDRC Alumni Forum took place at Al Najah university in Palestine today, held under the patronage of H.E Eng. Mazen Ghuneim, Minister and Head of the Palestinian Water Authority. Speaking at this morning’s opening session were MEDRC Center Director, Ciarán Ó Cuinn…

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