New UK climate projections will improve understanding of drought

Posted on 21st February 2018

The Oxford-led MaRIUS programme publishes a new climate dataset generated using model simulations run on Weather@home’s distributed network of volunteer computers. The study sheds light on the risk of possible strong droughts in the future, helping inform UK drought management.

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Water boarding

Posted on 15th February 2018

Oxford University’s Dieter Helm, Professor of Economic Policy at New College, explores the intricacies of water utility ownership and regulation in the UK, setting out the case for a new regulatory model.

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AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute Names New Public Engagement Fellows

Posted on 14th February 2018

The Smith School’s Dr Dustin Garrick is one of 15 new AAAS Leshner Fellows elected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The fellows were chosen for having demonstrated leadership and excellence in their research careers and an interest in promoting meaningful dialogue between science and society.

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The Swarovski Foundation supports scholarship in Water Science, Policy and Management

Posted on 12th February 2018

The Swarovski Foundation renews its commitment to safe and sustainable water usage worldwide by continuing support for a scholarship to enable a student to enroll on the University of Oxford’s Water Science, Policy and Management MSc programme. 

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