Citizen science project finds global warming makes very wet winters ‘a bit more likely’

Posted on 30th April 2014

An Oxford University citizen science project to assess the effects of global warming has reported a small but statistically significant increase in the probability of extremely wet winters in southern England.

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Mobile water payments article in Water International journal Best Paper Awards

Posted on 29th April 2014

A journal article by Oxford researchers on the impacts and implications of mobile water payments in East Africa has been given an honourable mention in the Water International Best Paper 2012 Awards.

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Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Associate – Water Resource Systems Modelling for Drought Risk Assessment

Posted on 15th April 2014

The Environmental Change Institute (ECI) is leading a major research project “MaRIUS: Managing the Risks, Impacts and Uncertainties of droughts and water Scarcity” within the UK Droughts on Water Scarcity Programme. We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate who will work with us to develop and demonstrate new water resources systems models for drought risk assessment at catchment and national scales.

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Vulnerable substations serving millions still at risk from flooding

Posted on 15th April 2014

An article in the Independent online highlights the significant threat UK power supplies face from flooding, with comment from Professor Jim Hall.

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