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Thinking Water (IL905)

Issues related to water are among the main challenges of our time and only a global, interdisciplinary approach to them can ensure steps towards possible solutions.
Therefore the main aim of this module is to present the topic of water in its complexity and to get you involved at every stage of the learning process so you can discover, research and experiment the great potentialities of a holistic approach to the matter.

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You will analyse the effects of recent discoveries in the field of water on our planet’s history, ecology and future. Lectures from Warwick cross-faculties experts and academics about diverse perspectives such as water global sustainable goals and water ecosystem.

Furthermore, you will be able to identify and study the central role of water in our society relating how gender and international organisations tackle issues of water; looking at the ways in which the organisation of our cities and in the development of political scenarios. Lectures from Warwick cross-faculties experts and academics about the relationship between culture, society and water as well as justice, water and governance. You will also reflect on the ways in which water is managed and utilised on campus, working on Warwick issues and problems with the help of Environmental Sustainability Team at Warwick.




Module convenors

Dr Lorenzo Serini


Lorenzo.Serini@warwick.ac.uk

Dr Isabel Nuñez Salazar


isabel.nunez-salazar@warwick.ac.uk

When

Term 2 (Spring)
Friday 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Where

R3.25

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Assessment

For 10 CATS
50% Academic writing piece 1000 words
50% Student devised assessment

For 15 CATS
50% Academic writing piece 1500 words
50% Student devised assessment

For 20 CATS
50% Academic writing piece 2000 words
50% Student devised assessment

For 30 CATS
40% Academic writing piece 2500 words
40% Student devised assessment
20% Documentation & Evaluation

The deadline for the submission of the Academic Writing Piece for all the different CATS varieties TBC

The deadline for the submission of the Student Devised Assessment for all the different CATS varieties TBC

The deadline for the submission of the Documentation and Evaluation for the 30 CATS variety TBC