Reforming water abstraction in the UK: a parliamentary perspective

Posted on 23rd January 2017

Jerome Mayaud, DPhil student at Oxford University’s School of Geography and the Environment, shares his experience of a recent posting within the UK’s Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology (POST).

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Social safeguards in Chinese-led dam projects in Indochina

Posted on 20th January 2017

New research by Oxford DPhil student, Julian Kirchherr, documents how Chinese dam builders are increasingly adopting international standards in response to dam opposition.

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Lakes as well as oceans: understanding new evidence of the impact of climate change in the Early Jurassic Period

Posted on 17th January 2017

Earth Sciences DPhil student, Weimu Xu talks to the Oxford Science Blog about her new paper, recently published in Nature Geoscience, which explores effect of the Early Jurassic Toarcian oceanic anoxic event on lake sediments in the Sichaun Basin.

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ITRC researcher wins Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize 2016

Posted on 10th January 2017

Environmental Change Institute researcher, Dr Raghav Pant, receives prestigious insurance industry award for work developing analytical tools to support better infrastructure risk management.

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