Professors Jim Hall and David Grey, and Drs Dustin Garrick, Simon Dadson and Rob Hope, have organised and edited a landmark collection of papers, an outcome of the 2012 international conference Water Security, Risk and Society
Dr Rene Bañares-Alcántara and Aidid Chee Tahi from Oxford University’s Department of Engineering Science have developed a new modelling system which can help policymakers evaluate water policies. The modelling system was presented on Monday 29 October at the 2012 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting.
Dr Harry Verhoeven’s article ‘Big is beautiful: Megadams, African water security, and China’s role in the new global political economy’ was selected as one of ten finalists in the Global Water Forum’s Emerging Scholars Award.
Water is increasingly becoming a scarce resource and shortages could drive conflict, hit food and energy production, and threaten growth in renewable energy technology, experts warned at a water security conference on Monday.