Ian Thompson wins grant to develop new hybrid technology to combat water pollution

Posted on 30th July 2013

Prof. Ian Thompson, Department of Engineering Science, has been awarded funds from the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to develop a hybrid technology for treating recalcitrant water contaminants using electron beams

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Managing phosphorus water pollution in an uncertain future

Posted on 30th July 2013

An Oxford-led study suggests that multiple strategies may be needed to manage phosphorus in rivers. Sources of phosphorus pollution vary depending on future changes in rainfall and runoff under different scenarios of climate, land use and water resource management.

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Why a ‘water war’ over the Nile River will not happen

Posted on 29th July 2013

In an opinion piece in Aljazeera online, Dr. Harry Verhoeven argues that Egypt should work together with Ethiopia and endorse its dam-building programme.

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