“Are weather forecasts still for wimps?” asks Steve Rayner

Posted on 27th November 2013

Professor Steve Rayner questioned the usefulness of long-range weather forecasting as a tool to improve water resource management in a lecture at Flinders University, Australia on 26 November.

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Nick Hankins appointed editor-in-chief of new Elsevier water journal

Posted on 20th November 2013

Dr Nick Hankins of the Department of Engineering Science has been appointed as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Water Process Engineering.

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Oxford awarded Doctoral Training Partnership in Environmental Research

Posted on 20th November 2013

Oxford University has been awarded funding for a Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) – a 4-year D.Phil. programme which offers a world-class, multidisciplinary training environment for the next generation of leaders working at the frontiers of environmental research.

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Grant won to investigate the resilience of water infrastructures

Posted on 1st November 2013

A team of Oxford researchers have been awarded funding to study how resilient water infrastructures are to natural and man-made threats. The project is a collaboration with the University of Massachusetts and Sandia National Laboratory in the United States.

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