News & Events


Our monthly newsletters are an easy way to keep up-to-date with new developments at our research centre. From successful project bids to upcoming events, our newsletter informs you on how we are 'driving innovative transdisciplinary research on resilent food and water systems.'

Archived Newsletters

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December 2017 December 2018  


Our triannual Focus on CAWR publication provides updates on our projects that are encouraging a pathway to impact. 

April 2017

August 2017 

December 2017

Upcoming Seminars

Expand your knowledge by attending one our fortnightly seminars with both national and international speakers.

The Centre's lunchtime seminars provide a lively discussion forum that is open to anyone to attend, including Coventry University staff and students, visiting asociates and practioners. 


All seminars are held at CAWR Ryton Organic Gardens (CV8 3LG) between 11.30am - 12.30pm. (unless specified otherwise). 


A free shuttle bus service is available from Coventry University to Ryton Organic Gardens. Please contact CAWRoffice for more details. There is also free parking on site.


If you would like to attend, please register your interest on the links provided with each seminar. 

Previous Seminars 

To view our previous seminars, head to our Youtube channel!


The views and opinions expressed in this video are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR).


March 2019


21/03/19    11:30-12:30 | Ryton 1 & 2

Water security and climate change in sub-saharan Africa

Recorded for our YouTube Channel

Register to attend.



19/03/19    11:30-12:30 | Ryton 1 & 2

Climate change impact on farming systems in the South Atlantic – Implications for the sheep wool sector

Recorded for our YouTube Channel

Register to attend.



19/03/19    11:30-12:30 | Ryton 1 & 2

The politics of self-organisation and the social production of space in urban community gardens

Live streamed via Facebook and recorded for our YouTube Channel

Register to attend.


Other Upcoming Events

South America Forum 2019 “Research in South America: Challenges and Opportunities”

30th April 2019 9:00 - 16:00

Join us for a day to discuss key challenges researchers and communities have to face in South America to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and promote Water and Food Sovereignty.

The Deputy Head of the Ecuadorian Mission to the United Kingdom Minister Leopoldo Rovayo Verdesoto will open the event.

Location: Simulation Centre, TechnoPark, Puma Way, Coventry CV1 2TT

Book your place.

CAWR Seminar - Re-evaluating Stormwater Design vis-à-vis Hurricanes