2020-2021 DPhils Welcomed to OWN

The Oxford Water Network is pleased to welcome 8 DPhil students this year. Read this to learn more about them.


New members of the OWN Leadership Team

The Oxford Water Network is pleased to announce three new members of the Leadership Team: Dr Hussam Hussein, Dr Troy Sternberg, and Saskia Nowicki. Dr. Hussam Hussein is a Lecturer in International Relations at the Department of Politics and International Relations, Research Fellow in Transboundary Resources Management at the Oxford Martin School, member of the […]

Predicting failures for zero handpump downtime

Mwaniki fixing a pump

Patrick Thomson received an EPSRC Impact Accelerator Account grant for “Predicting failures for zero handpump downtime”. He will be working with FundiFix and other OWN members Heloise Greeff and Cliff Nyaga to implement and test failure prediction algorithms into operational handpumps. Embedding this machine learning into the Smart Handpumps will enable FundiFix to repair handpumps […]