Oxford flood experts contribute to government report on innovation and risk

Posted on 26th November 2014

Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell and Paul Sayers co-authored a flooding case study in the Annual Report of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser 2014 ‘Innovation: Managing Risk, Not Avoiding It’

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Panel discussion debates the role of dams in Africa’s development

Posted on 26th November 2014

Six distinguished speakers came together this week to tackle the much debated topic of ‘Africa, Dams and Development’ in a panel discussion organised by the Oxford Water Network and the Oxford Martin Programme on Resource Stewardship.

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Prize-winning article on Changing Conceptions of Rights to Water

Posted on 19th November 2014

Congratulations to Dr Bettina Lange at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies who has been awarded the Annual Richard Macrory Prize for the Best Article in the Journal of Environmental Law.

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Oxford researchers bridge the gap between flood risk science and management

Posted on 17th November 2014

Paul Sayers and Professor Jim Hall at the Environmental Change Institute have been awarded a grant from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to capture current knowledge of methods for assessing flood risk and determining future infrastructure investments.

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