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Saskia Nowicki

DPhil - REACH

School of Geography and the Environment, Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment

Saskia is working with the REACH water security programme and the Water Programme of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. She focuses on water-related health risks. Her doctoral research involves comparative analysis of risk assessment methods and examining the role of water quality monitoring in affecting change.

Supervisors: Katrina Charles and David Bradley

 

 

E: saskia.nowicki@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Thanti Octavianti

DPhil Researcher

School of Geography and the Environment

Thanti is interested in urban water issues in developing countries. She investigates the political dynamics arising from a policy to pursue large-scale infrastructure to enhance urban water security, using a seawall megaproject in Jakarta, Indonesia as a case study Supervisor: Dr Katrina Charles.

E: thanti.octavianti@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Jian Peng

Senior Research Associate in Hydrological Modelling

School of Geography and the Environment

Jian’s research concerns the estimation of high-resolution land surface water and energy fluxes from satellite observations, and the investigation of hydrological and climatic extremes as well as their impacts on vegetation.

E: jian.peng@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell

Distinguished Research Associate

School of Geography and the Environment

Edmund Penning-Rowsell has more than 35 years experience of research and teaching in the flood hazard field, analysing floods and investment in flood alleviation, river management, water planning, and landscape assessment. His research focuses on the social impact of floods, and the policy response from regional, national and international organisations.

E: edmund@penningrowsell.com
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Christian Peters

DPhil Researcher

Department of Engineering Science

Christian’s D.Phil research focuses on enhancing the recovery of seawater desalination processes at lower energy consumptions. The objective is to achieve zero-liquid discharge desalination with membrane-based processes to offer a more sustainable and economical source of freshwater.

Supervisor: Nick Hankins

E: christian.peters@eng.ox.ac.uk