Handpump vibrations could help secure water for millions of people in Africa

Posted on 27th February 2017

Innovative Oxford research demonstrates the potential of ‘smart’ handpumps to achieve low-cost, large-scale groundwater monitoring in rural Africa.

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Mars’ watery past

Posted on 21st February 2017

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin and Oxford University identify a site within a Martian crater which likely held water in the not-too-distant past.

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Resilient drought and water scarcity management in England and Wales in 2065

Posted on 20th February 2017

The Oxford-led MaRIUS programme publishes findings from scenario building workshop exploring drought management in England and Wales.

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Life on the banks of a polluted river

Posted on 16th February 2017

The growth of Dhaka – one of the world’s largest and densely populated cities – has been fueled by migrant workers, many drawn by opportunities offered by the city’s heavily polluting Ready Made Garment sector. REACH post-doc, Dr Sonia Ferdous Hoque, recounts her recent visit to one of the most polluted stretches of Dhaka’s Turag River.

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