Dr Harry Verhoeven finalist of the Global Water Forum’s Emerging Scholars Award

Posted on 26th October 2012

Dr Harry Verhoeven’s article ‘Big is beautiful: Megadams, African water security, and China’s role in the new global political economy’ was selected as one of ten finalists in the Global Water Forum’s Emerging Scholars Award.

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Jim Hall’s work on coastal flooding shortlisted for Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize

Posted on 24th October 2012

Professor Jim Hall contributed to work on the Tyndall Centre’s Regional Coastal Simulator which has been shortlisted for the Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize 2012.

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Smart Handpumps feature on BBC Click

Posted on 24th October 2012

Oxford University’s Smart Handpumps project aims to improve rural water security by automatically monitoring handpump performance which trigger maintenance responses. Watch the video!

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Feature publication: How will 1°C, 2°C, 3°C, and 4°C global temperature rise affect rainfall in Africa?

Posted on 10th October 2012

A new study by Rachel James and Professor Richard Washington at Oxford’s School of Geography and the Environment examines the projected changes in temperature and rainfall in Africa with 1 °C, 2 °C, 3 °C, and 4 °C of global warming.

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