Dr Harry Verhoeven’s article ‘Big is beautiful: Megadams, African water security, and China’s role in the new global political economy’ was selected as one of ten finalists in the Global Water Forum’s Emerging Scholars Award.
Professor Jim Hall contributed to work on the Tyndall Centre’s Regional Coastal Simulator which has been shortlisted for the Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize 2012.
Oxford University’s Smart Handpumps project aims to improve rural water security by automatically monitoring handpump performance which trigger maintenance responses. Watch the video!
A new study by Rachel James and Professor Richard Washington at Oxford’s School of Geography and the Environment examines the projected changes in temperature and rainfall in Africa with 1 °C, 2 °C, 3 °C, and 4 °C of global warming.