University of Oxford

Each year, Oxford welcomes talented students, at both undergraduate and graduate level, from all over the globe. Our students are attracted by the chance to study at an internationally-renowned university, with outstanding academic achievement and innovation.

  • Oxford's teaching and research is consistently in the top rank nationally and internationally, and is at the forefront of medical, scientific and technological achievement.
  • The University has excellent facilities and resources for learning in its world-famous libraries, laboratories and museums.
  • Students come to Oxford from 140 different countries and territories.
  • Oxford's collegiate system fosters a sense of community between tutors and students, and among students themselves.
  • Students have the opportunity to learn alongside leading researchers in their field.
  • Oxford has strong links with research institutions, business, and industry, both in the United Kingdom and overseas.

Supported research organisations

The Environmental Change Institute, established in 1991, organizes and promotes interdisciplinary research on the nature, causes and impact of environmental change, and contributes to the development of management strategies for coping with future environmental change.

The Oxford Martin School is a world-leading centre of pioneering research that addresses global challenges, and invests in research that cuts across disciplines to tackle a wide range of issues such as climate change, disease and inequality.

Members

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indigenous peoples and climate change

Indigenous peoples and climate change

This publication seeks to inspire greater discussion and research in the field of traditional knowledge, seen through the dual lens of the world of work and social justice. 

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Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate

Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate

This Raising Risk Awareness (RRA) project analyses the role of climate change in affecting the hydrological regimes of Kenya, Ethiopia, India and Bangladesh. 

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Nature-based Solutions Initiative

Nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation

The Nature-based Solutions Initiative is a new programme of interdisciplinary research, policy advice and advocacy aimed at increasing nature-based approaches to climate change impacts.

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Nature-based Solutions Initiative

Nature-based Solutions Policy Platform

This platform allows users to explore and analyse countries' Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and links pledges to the underlying evidence for the effectiveness of nature-based solutions.

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Heavy rain

UK flood research resource

This resource is designed to support business, and those working with business, to identify research to support their projects and decision-making in preparing for and responding to flood events.

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Global exposure and vulnerability

This paper aims to support understanding of the interplay between multiple climate change risks and socioeconomic development through investigating exposure to multi-sector climate impacts.

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