Winners and losers of infrastructural development: water systems in Kenya’s Kakuma refugee camps.

Cory Rodgers, DPhil candidate at Oxford University’s Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, discusses how water infrastructure affects relations between refugee and host communities in the Kakuma camps of northwestern Kenya.

A framework for a joint hydro-meteorological-social analysis of drought

New research, led by Dr Bettina Lange, Associate Professor of Law and Regulation at Oxford University’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, sets out an novel framework for drought analysis.

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

The Swarovski Foundation strengthens its commitment to safe and sustainable water usage worldwide by supporting a scholarship on the MSc course in Water Science, Policy and Management in the School of Geography and the Environment at Oxford.

From waterpumps to rowing gold

Water features prominently in the recent alumni update from Oxford University’s School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE).

John Fell Award to explore water scarcity and management

Dr Kevin Grecksch, Research Officer in the Regulation of Water Resources at Oxford University’s Centre for Socio-legal Studies, receives funding to explore strategies and options for large industrial water consumers in the UK.

Analysing the impact of climate change and land-use change on the water quality of the River Thames

Understanding sediment dynamics of lowland rivers, such as the Thames, can help build more resilient strategies for managing environmental change. New research by Dr Gianbattista Bussi, and Prof Simon Dadson, of Oxford’s School of Geography and Environment explores how changes in climate and land-use will affect sediment in the Thames.

Water use in China’s thermoelectric power sector

China relies heavily on coal-fired power plants. These require water to operate, yet many are located in water-scarce areas. New research by Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute explores China’s water-for-energy nexus.

A framework for drought economics

An economic assessment of drought impacts requires an analytical framework that reflects the unique characteristics of a drought. New research, by the Oxford-led MaRIUS project, sets out an innovative framework for drought economics.