Smart Handpumps Crowdfunding

Posted on 21st June 2019

On 18 June, BBC South Today featured the Water Programme’s Smart Handpumps project in its evening news bulletin. This timely piece was just before Thursday’s new JMP published report. Patrick Thomson and Jacob Katuva were interviewed about the project and mentioned the crowdfunding campaign, which is going well, reaching 50% of its £50,000 goal pledged as of Friday. This is the final week and this project only receives its pledges if reaches its £50k goal, so spread the word!

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MSc students get ‘hands on’ with freshwater biodiversity at Otmoor

Posted on 29th April 2015

The MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management class recently journeyed to Otmoor, a historic wetland landscape to the northeast of Oxford, to learn about freshwater biodiversity and wetland restoration. Melissa von Mayrhauser reports back.

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Oxford University water research at the 2015 European Geosciences Union General Assembly

Posted on 28th April 2015

There was a great turnout for the School of Geography and the Environment at the annual European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, where eight students and staff presented their latest water and climate related research findings.

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How to get rid of industrial waste: feed it to bacteria

Posted on 22nd April 2015

A spin-out company is pioneering the use of bacteria that literally eat the toxic by-products of high-tech engineering. Read the research impact case study to find out more about this innovative form of wastewater treatment developed by researchers at the Department of Engineering Science.

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