Coastal flooding at the Wow! How? Science fair

Posted on 19th March 2014

A team of volunteers from Oxford University wowed nearly 4,500 visitors with their ‘Disaster Zone’ stand at the Wow! How? fair held at the Museum of Natural History and the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford on 15 March.

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Vacancy: Research Officer in the Legal Regulation of Water Resources

Posted on 18th March 2014

The Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, (CSLS) wishes to appoint a Research Officer in the legal regulation of water resources. The person will assist Associate Professor Bettina Lange and Dr Chris Decker in carrying out research into the actual operation of legal regulatory tools that deal with the prevention and management of impacts of droughts.

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From rights to results in rural water services

Posted on 11th March 2014

New evidence to translate the human right to water into measureable results in rural Africa is presented in a new report funded by UK Department for International Development and led by Oxford University.

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Calculating the risks of coastal flooding and cliff erosion

Posted on 6th March 2014

Scientists at the University of Oxford are developing a computer model that will forecast the environmental risks to Britain’s coastline for decades ahead. This will be of immense value to local authority planning departments.

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