Recent PhD graduate shares insights into groundwater and poverty in southwest Kenya

Posted on 21st August 2019

To mark the successful completion of his UPGro PhD at Oxford University, Jacob gives some highlights from his research on groundwater and poverty in Kwale County, in South West Kenya.

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WSPM Alum wins second place in 2018 BDS competition

Posted on 23rd July 2019

Shuchi Vora (WSPM 2017-18) won second prize in the 2018 British Dam Society dissertation competition. The goal of the competition is to highlight and recognize current dams research by undergraduate and taught post-graduate students studying in the UK. Shuchi’s MSc dissertation investigated the Mara River Basin in Kenya—specifically examining a risk-based framework for water management. […]

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A ‘Grand Bargain’ on the Colorado River

Posted on 24th June 2019

Recently, Dr. Kevin Wheeler gave a highly provocative talk on ways to address the looming renegotiation of the Colorado, and confront future disputes over managing water during times of severe drought between 7 states in the southwest United States and between the United States and Mexico. At the 40th Annual Getches-Wilson Center Summer Conference, Kevin […]

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Water efficiency in the public sector: The role of social norms

Posted on 21st June 2019

Dr. Bettina Lange and Dr. Kevin Grecksch from the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies make a case for the significance of social norms in crafting water efficiency campaigns for public sector organizations.

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