Strong presence of Oxford alumni at World Water Week 2012, Stockholm

Posted on 31st August 2012

This week at World Water Week, over 2,000 politicians, CEOS, scientists, practitioners, and leaders of international organisations from over 100 counties gathered in Stockholm to discuss the most pressing water and food security challenges. Amongst the delegates attending were eight alumni from the School of Geography and the Environment’s MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management.

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Water Security Network mentioned in Science journal as example of long-term initiative for joining interdisciplinary researchers and practitioners

Posted on 30th August 2012

In Science’s Policy Forum, Karen Bakker highlights Oxford University’s Water Security Network as an example of the types of long-term initiatives which are needed to bring together interdisciplinary researchers and practitioners to address the global water crisis.

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Global leaders discuss food, water and energy scarcities at Re|Source2012

Posted on 21st August 2012

Re|Source2012 provided the platform for global business, finance, political and academic leaders to rethink, reform and renew ideas about managing resources. Oxford Professors Jim Hall and David Grey spoke at a session ‘A Thirst for Growth’, whilst Patrick Thompson and Dr Simon Dadson presented water exhibits to the high profile delegates.

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Vacancy: Knowledge Transfer Manager – Water

Posted on 15th August 2012

The Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network, hosted by Oxford University, is seeking a Knowledge Transfer Manager in the area of sustainable water management.

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