The politicisation of land subsidence crisis in pushing Jakarta’s seawall megaproject

Posted on 21st June 2018

New research led by Oxford Geography DPhil student, Thanti Octavianti, offers analysis of ‘disaster capitalism’ in the context of Jakarta’s flood policy.

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Exploring water vulnerabilities in Wukro, a growing small town in Northern Ethiopia

Posted on 21st June 2018

Dr Marina Korzenevica Proud describes some of the water security challenges encountered during recent fieldwork in northern Ethiopia, undertaken as part of the Oxford-led REACH programme.

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ECI scientists awarded the 2018 Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Water Management and Protection Prize

Posted on 20th June 2018

Professor Jim Hall and Dr Edoardo Borgomeo receive prestigious international water prize for their work on decision making under uncertainty.

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Giving power to the people affected by floods

Posted on 10th June 2018

At a time of growing mistrust in ‘experts’ geographers at the University of Oxford are going against the grain and giving local communities the training & the tools to help them participate in flood risk management.

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