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


Rebecca Peters


School of Geography and the Environment

Rebecca is a DPhil studying processes of institutional change in the urban water sector, primarily focusing on water security risks for the garment industry in Bangladesh. Uniting her background in economics and ecology, her research will examine relationships among government, society, and international industry, and explore the role of policy and regulation to support inclusive economic transitions.
Supervisor: Prof Robert Hope