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.
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.
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.
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.
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.