People

Patrick Thomson

Researcher

School of Geography and the Environment

Patrick Thomson previously worked in international development, living for a number of years in Sub-Saharan Africa. An Engineer by background, his area of interest is the application of novel technology to rural water supply challenges.

E: patrick.thomson@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Professor Richard Washington

Professor of Climate Science

School of Geography and the Environment

Richard researches the drivers behind extremes in rainfall and how these are represented in the climate models that we rely on for prediction. He specialises in African climates.

E: richard.washington@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Adam Webster

Departmental Lecturer in Law and Public Policy

Blavatnik School of Government

Adam is a Departmental Lecturer in Law and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government. He has a particular interest in how public law affects and shapes contemporary legal problems. His past research has touched upon transboundary water rights.

E: adam.webster@bsg.ox.ac.uk
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Professor Sarah Whatmore

Head of Social Sciences Division, Professor of Environment and Public Policy

School of Geography and the Environment

Sarah Whatmore examines relations between humans and the material world, science and democracy, and collaborative interdisciplinary research projects, including the science and politics of flood risk management. Since January 2018 Sarah heads the Social Sciences Division of the university.

E: sarah.whatmore@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Kevin Wheeler

Researcher, Oxford Martin Fellow

Environmental Change Institute

Kevin researches cooperation and conflict in transboundary river management and the implications on water security of vulnerable populations, with case studies of the Colorado and Nile Rivers.

E: kevin.wheeler@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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