Meeting Kenyan girls’ thirst for groundwater knowledge through ‘Water Clubs’

Posted on 15th November 2017

Nancy Gladstone and Saskia Nowicki, part of of the Oxford University-led Gro for GooD (Groundwater Risk Management for Growth and Development) project share experience from a recent field visit to Kwale County, Kenya.

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Researchers from the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies present results of extensive drought and water scarcity project

Posted on 14th November 2017

Bettina Lange, Chris Decker and Kevin Grecksch presented the results of their research on drought and water scarcity in the UK as part of the MaRIUS Live event, held on 2 November in London.

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Magnetic wand directs particles in microfluidic device

Posted on 10th November 2017

Oxford University researchers propose a scheme to position, focus, and sort magnetic particles in a microchannel with a magnetic field.

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Atmospheric rivers could increase flood risk by 80 per cent

Posted on 3rd November 2017

The global effect and impact of atmospheric rivers on rainfall, flooding and droughts has been estimated for the first time – revealing that in some regions the risks can be enhanced by up to 80 percent. The work, of which Oxford University is a key partner, also considers the number of people affected by these atmospheric phenomena across the globe.

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