Vacancy: Research Fellow in Global Assessment of Water Security

Posted on 24th June 2014

The Environmental Change Institute (ECI) is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to join our major research programme on water security. Our research on water security takes a multi-scale approach, analysing global risks and exploring how pathways to water security can be appraised and implemented at the river basin scale. We address droughts, floods and water quality in an integrated risk-based approach. The Research Fellow will pioneer new analysis of risks and develop metrics.

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New research on water security and sustainable growth presented to high level panel at Singapore International Water Week

Posted on 6th June 2014

On 2 June, Jim Hall stressed the importance of water security to economic growth at a high level panel discussion at Singapore International Water Week, chaired by Mr. Angel Gurria, Secretary-General, OECD, and Dr. Ursula Schaefer-Preuss, Chair, Global Water Partnership.

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Celebrating a decade of the MSc Water Science, Policy and Management

Posted on 5th June 2014

Alumni from across 10 years of the School of Geography and the Environment’s MSc Water Science, Policy and Management gathered in Oxford on 30 May – 1 June 2014 for a weekend packed with celebrations and networking. The Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Hamilton gave a special address and commended the course’s achievements.

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Counting each drop: corporate concern mounts about water supplies

Posted on 4th June 2014

Alex Money, DPhil Candidate at the School of Geography and the Environment, warns that big companies may have already taken all the easy options to improve their water efficiency, in a New York Times article.

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