Past events

Coordination in large-scale models in water resources engineering: challenges for water resilience

12:00-13:00, Wednesday, 4 September 2019 Beckit Room, School of Geography and the Environment About the Talk Complex, large-scale models in water resources engineering are increasingly needed to answer pressing questions on the resilience of coupled human and natural systems to natural hazards – e.g., floods and droughts. Uncertainties abound on the nature and magnitude of […]

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Summer Picnics BYOL

The Oxford Water Network and the Oxford Hydrology Group are pleased to organise a series of summer picnics from 12:30-13.30 near Rainbow Bridge (or High Bridge) at University Parks to help colleagues across the university working on water issues meet informally and get to know each other while enjoying summer in Oxford. To enhance the […]

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“What makes an effective leader in the development sector?”

A talk by the CEO of the Global Water Partnership 7 May 17:30-18:30 Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment Dr Monika Webr-Fahr will speak about her experiences in leadership in the development sector. In 25 years of working as a development practitioner, Monika has built, supported, and engaged with multi-stakeholder partnerships in multiple […]

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Water Wars: Causes, Cures, and Consequences?

2 May 2019, 13:00-14:00 Gilbert Room, School of Geography and the Environment You hear it all the time: “the wars of the 21st century will be fought over water.” But in reality, few if any countries have actually gone to war over water – ever. At the same time, though, water has played a clear […]

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