SatFlood: Providing early-warning of flash flood events in Kenya

New cross-departmental collaboration receives internal GCRF (Global Challenges Research Fund) funding.

Fluorescence as a measure of microbial contamination risk in groundwater

Research from Oxford and the British Geological Survey advances a new water quality monitoring approach.

Providing early warnings of rainy season onset in East Africa

New research by Oxford University’s Dr Dave MacLeod explores ECMWF’s (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts) long-lead forecasts for East Africa.

Governance of water scarcity and droughts in the UK

A new report by Dr Kevin Grecksch and Dr Bettina Lange of Oxford’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, explores how environmental science knowledges inform the use of regulatory tools for managing drought and water scarcity in England and Wales.

Categorising virtual water transfers through China’s electric power sector

New research led by ECI DPhil student, Xiawei Liao explores the interconnections between electricity generation and water consumption in China.

Jakarta’s seawall megaproject and the politicisation of land subsidence 

New research led by Oxford Geography DPhil student, Thanti Octavianti, offers analysis of ‘disaster capitalism’ in the context of Jakarta’s flood policy.

A cultural theory of drinking water risks, values and institutional change

New research by Oxford DPhil applies cultural theory of risk to waterpoint management in rural Kenya.

Tackling arsenic contamination in India through mathematical modelling and engineering.

Oxford mathematicians’ collaboration with IIT Kharagpur seeks to address one of the world’s most pressing water quality challenges.