Professor Steve Rayner questioned the usefulness of long-range weather forecasting as a tool to improve water resource management in a lecture at Flinders University, Australia on 26 November.
Dr Nick Hankins of the Department of Engineering Science has been appointed as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Water Process Engineering.
Oxford University has been awarded funding for a Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) – a 4-year D.Phil. programme which offers a world-class, multidisciplinary training environment for the next generation of leaders working at the frontiers of environmental research.
A team of Oxford researchers have been awarded funding to study how resilient water infrastructures are to natural and man-made threats. The project is a collaboration with the University of Massachusetts and Sandia National Laboratory in the United States.