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Dr Bettina Lange

Associate Professor in Law and Regulation

Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

Bettina works in the field of environmental governance and has a particular interest in how environmental science and economics inform the use of legal regulatory tools that deal with water scarcity and drought. She contributes to the NERC funded MaRIUS project (Managing the Risks, Impacts and Uncertainty of Water Scarcity) and the ‘Historic Droughts’ project, which analyse the development of the regulatory framework for water scarcity in the UK. Bettina’s research draws on both law and sociology – in particular qualitative empirical data and social theory – in order to analyse the legal regulation of environmental challenges.

E: bettina.lange@csls.ox.ac.uk
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Michelle Lanzoni

DPhil Researcher

School of Geography and the Environment

Michelle Lanzoni studies rain chemistry and groundwater recharge in a high-elevation desert. She is a doctoral candidate in the School of Geography and the Environment where she teaches on the department’s MSc course in Water Science, Policy, and Management. She is a visiting researcher at the University of Wyoming’s Stable Isotope Facility.

Advisors: W. Mike Edmunds; Heather Viles; Abi Stone

E: michelle.lanzoni@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Jae-Young Lee

DPhil Researcher

School of Geography and the Environment

Jaeyoung Lee is a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute with interests that include hydrological and environmental modelling at the catchment scale and analysis of climate change impact on water resources and water quality. Her DPhil research focuses on understanding the role of water quality in the management of water supplies under a changing climate. Her research aims to evaluate the impacts of climate change on the dynamics of water quality during droughts and in the drought periods, and to assess the climate-related risks and uncertainties to water quality. Jaeyoung is working with the MaRIUS project’s water quality team. Supervisors: Professors Jim Hall and Paul Whitehead

E: jae-young.lee@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Guoyong Leng

Senior Research Associate in Hydrology, Agriculture and Human Health

Environmental Change Institute

Dr Leng is a senior researcher at the Environmental Change Institute (ECI), University of Oxford. His research focuses on the modelling and analysis of hydrological and agricultural response to climate change and human activities (e.g. human water use, land use).

E: guoyong.leng@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Prof Anna Lora-Wainwright

Director of Contemporary China Studies; Professor in the Human Geography of China

Contemporary Chinese Studies, School of Geography and the Environment

Anna’s recent work has focused on experiences of pollution in rural China, particularly on the various forms of activism and resignation which emerge among affected communities. She is currently engaged in three projects: a study of the rise of rural-urban coalitions opposing waste incineration in China; a social scientific investigation of the processing and flows of electronic waste between China and Japan; and experiences of urbanisation and resettlement in rural China.

E: anna.lora-wainwright@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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