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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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Developing a model for coastal cliff erosion

Posted on 5th November 2014

Risk of coastal cliff erosion in the next century is mostly driven by feedbacks between different components of the coastal system – the atmosphere, land and ocean – rather than from the threat from climate change and sea-level rise, according to a new study.

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Blue Peace for the Middle East Roundtable on Israel-Palestine-Jordan

Posted on 30th October 2014

Several distinguished policy makers, including former Cabinet Ministers from Israel, Palestine and Jordan met in Oxford on 1-2 October 2014, to discuss possible ways to improve water relations between the three countries as a contribution to building trust, cooperation and peace in the region.

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