University of Sheffield

Key expertise for BEGIN

The key expertise the University of Sheffield can provide is:

  • Knowledge on blue green infrastructure performance (BGI).
  • Understanding on governance of BGI.
  • Contribution by providing guidance within BGI projects.
  • Background in public engagement within BGI projects.

Partner background

Sheffield Water Centre (formerly Pennine Water Group) is the largest inter-disciplinary water research group in the UK, known for their inter-disciplinary work and their close interactions with industry in the UK and internationally:

  • Leads TWENTY65, a large UK consortium project addressing ‘the grand challenge for water’.
  • Over 300 industry, community and government collaborators attend their regular ‘Thought Leadership Clubs’.
  • Approximately 50 academics from across the institution form part of ‘Sheffield Water Research Network’.