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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Communicating climate change attribution

A new toolkit from the Raising Risk Awareness project aims to help journalists and communicators report on the linkages between climate change and extreme weather events.

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Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development

This book documents emerging and innovative evaluation knowledge and practice for climate change and its links to sustainable development.

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IMPALA: Improving Model Processes For African Climate

The project aims to improve the ability of climate models to capture African climate systems, and thereby better enable decision-makers in Africa to use climate information.

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Addressing Indigenous Peoples’ Marginalisation at International Climate Negotiations

A newly released working paper identifies significant marginalisation of Indigenous Peoples at UNFCCC meetings. It proposes actions to enable equitable solutions.

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    Future Climate for Africa

    FCFA - Uncertainty reduction in models for understanding development applications

    The UMFULA project (meaning ‘river’ in Zulu) aims to support decision-making through providing new and more reliable information about climate processes and extremes in Central and Southern Africa.

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    PLACARD

    PLACARD seeks to support the coordination of the Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction communities for coherent, mutually reinforcing and pragmatic planning and action.

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