Highlights from Water Security, Risk and Society conference

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Andrew Hamilton, spoke enthusiastically about Oxford’s key role in the leadership of the global water security agenda on 17th April at the Natural History Museum to over 220 delegates from policy, research, civil society and business participating in the International Conference on Water Security, Risk and Society.

Water scarcity to drive conflict, hit food and energy, experts say

Water is increasingly becoming a scarce resource and shortages could drive conflict, hit food and energy production, and threaten growth in renewable energy technology, experts warned at a water security conference on Monday.

Oxford University conference Water Security, Risk and Society responds to society’s most pressing water security challenges

On 16-18 April a key international conference will bring together scientists, policymakers and business leaders to understand the status of water security around the world, and define priorities for action.

Water security and federal rivers workshop tracks the global influence of federalism on river basin management and climate adaptation

An international workshop will generate a global picture of the world’s federal rivers, the climate risks they face and the diverse river basin management strategies developed in response.

Water Lives – a new art-science animation produced for BioFresh

“Water Lives…” is a science communication animation designed to draw attention to the important (yet largely invisible) life that underpins and sustains our rivers and lakes. The animation was produced by Paul Jepson and Rob St.John at the School of Geography and the Environment for the EU project BioFresh.