People

Dr Dave MacLeod

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Department of Physics

Dave is a climate scientist working with on long range weather forecasting. He is currently working with governmental and humanitarian agencies in Kenya to build and improve forecast-based early warning systems for drought and floods. Such systems will help to improve preparedness activities in advance of extreme events and mitigate risks from climate variability.

E: David.Macleod@physics.ox.ac.uk
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Aman Majid

DPhil Researcher

Environmental Change Institute

Aman’s research focuses on the energy-water nexus in the UK. In particular, his research seeks to understand the complex interdependencies between the water and energy sectors, as well as modelling the impacts of planned future technologies such as intermittent renewables and desalination. Aman has a background in Engineering and has previously worked as a Process Optimisation Engineer, as well as in Consultancy focusing on the Energy and Utilities sector.

E: aman.majid@hertford.ox.ac.uk
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Achut Manandhar

Postdoctoral researcher

Department of Engineering Science

Achut works on REACH/UPGro study to develop novel machine learning approaches for improving water and health security in developing regions. His research uses Bayesian modelling, time-series analysis, and data fusion techniques.

E: achut.manandhar@eng.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Marina Korzenevica-Proud

Postdoctoral Researcher in Ethnography - REACH

Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment

Marina is a human geographer working for the Oxford-led REACH programme. She is developing qualitative research in collaboration with research partners in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Kenya. Her work seeks to understand the interplay between socio-economic inequalities and fluctuations of water-related pressures affect socio-economic structures and form vulnerabilities, particularly gender inequalities.

E: marina.korzenevica@smithschool.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Christine McCulloch

Visiting Research Associate

School of Geography and the Environment

Christine McCulloch’s current research includes water resource decision-making; water abstraction licence trading; dams and reservoirs in England and Wales; and the work of British dam engineers in the Jordan valley. 

E: christine.mcculloch@geog.ox.ac.uk
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