Crowdfunding Opportunity for Smart Handpumps

Posted on 23rd May 2019

Crowdfunding has come to Oxford University. OxReach provides a crowdfunding platform to help researchers raise funds for specific ventures selected by the University’s OxReach team. One of those selected ventures is the Smart Handpumps project. These handpumps collect and send data to FundiFix, a local maintenance company, to enable faster repairs, giving rural communities more […]

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DPhil’s first paper wins award at annual American Association of Geographers meeting

Posted on 23rd May 2019

The Oxford Water Network is pleased to announce that DPhil student Alex Fischer won first place in the 2019 American Association of Geographers’ (AAG) Stan Brunn Media & Communication Geography Student Award for his recently published article, “Constraining Risk Narratives: A Multidecadal Media Analysis of Drinking Water Insecurity in Bangladesh.” This award, determined through a […]

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Oxford-led review shows rapid urbanisation increasing pressure on rural water supplies globally

Posted on 22nd May 2019

Dr Dustin Garrick discusses the importance of governance for water allocation projects and other highlights of a recent review.

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‘This is a wake-up call’: the villagers who could be Britain’s first climate refugees

Posted on 22nd May 2019

Prof. Jim Hall as the lead author of last year’s Committee on Climate Change report discusses with the Guardian what needs to be done to protect properties on the English coastline.

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