Crowdfunding Opportunity for Smart Handpumps

Posted on 23rd May 2019

Crowdfunding has come to Oxford University. OxReach provides a crowdfunding platform to help researchers raise funds for specific ventures selected by the University’s OxReach team. One of those selected ventures is the Smart Handpumps project. These handpumps collect and send data to FundiFix, a local maintenance company, to enable faster repairs, giving rural communities more […]

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DPhil’s first paper wins award at annual American Association of Geographers meeting

Posted on 23rd May 2019

The Oxford Water Network is pleased to announce that DPhil student Alex Fischer won first place in the 2019 American Association of Geographers’ (AAG) Stan Brunn Media & Communication Geography Student Award for his recently published article, “Constraining Risk Narratives: A Multidecadal Media Analysis of Drinking Water Insecurity in Bangladesh.” This award, determined through a […]

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Can the Poor Pay for Drinking Water?

Posted on 22nd March 2019

Rob Hope discusses whether or not there is the funding to reach SDG 6. ‘With over two billion people without safely-managed water and 663 million without basic water the costs to meet the target by 2030 runs to US$114 billion per year.’

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