Oxford University edits a themed issue of Philosophical Transactions A on Water Security, Risk and Society

Posted on 1st October 2013

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

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Dr Rene Bañares-Alcántara develops new optimisation model for analysis and evaluation of water policies

Posted on 5th November 2012

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.

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Dr Harry Verhoeven finalist of the Global Water Forum’s Emerging Scholars Award

Posted on 26th October 2012

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.

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Water scarcity to drive conflict, hit food and energy, experts say

Posted on 18th April 2012

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.

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