11 Jan 2021, 15:00 - 16:00 CET

Water Dialogues – What’s underground? The Undervalued Groundwater

This SIWI webinar series invites the audience to get acquainted with the laureates’ and SJWP winners’ respective work and to contribute to the discussion on how the world needs to respond to current challenges and future needs. The series will be divided into five different sessions, where each session will centre around a dialogue between one Stockholm Water Prize Laureate and one Stockholm Junior Water Prize winner.

This first Water Dialogue, will feature the Stockholm Water Prize Laureate Dr John Cherry and Stockholm Junior Water Prize Winner Noa Vikman, moderated by SIWI groundwater expert Jenny Grönwall.


John Cherry – PresentationNoa Vikman – Presentation

Webinar recording

Noa Vikman was the Swedish representative in 2018 for his project on gold nanoparticles to detect arsenic in groundwater.

Dr John Cherry is the 2020 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for discoveries that have revolutionized our understanding of groundwater vulnerability. His research has raised awareness of how groundwater contamination is growing across the world and has led to new, more efficient methods to tackle the problem.

11 Jan 2021, 15:00 - 16:00 CET

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