Electricity Access for All
How can we sustainably electrify parts of the world that don't currently have access to clean and reliable energy? How can we improve Sierra Leone's energy sector, so that its capital, Freetown, no longer has an average of 53 blackouts a day? These are just two of the important questions being tackled by Oxford researchers Dr Susann Stritzke...
Lockdown Walks - What's that solar panel doing?
Have you ever walked down the street and seen a rooftop covered in black shiny panels? Ever wondered exactly what they are and what they're doing? In this episode of 'Lockdown Walks' we're talking SOLAR PANELS. Sit back, relax, and let Sebastian Bonilla tell you all about them...Then why not see if you can spot some on your next walk?
4 Degrees and Beyond International Climate Conference
Using your science to understand volcanic eruptionsVolcanoes are present across the Earth, from the barren wastes of Antarctica to densely populated regions in Europe, Asia and the Americas, and are both spectacular and deadly. But what makes a volcano erupt, and how deadly might that eruption be? By creating a mini-...
ClimateXchange - the climate change engagement and action project
ClimateXChange is Scotland’s centre of expertise on climate change. They provide independent advice, research and analysis to support the Scottish Government as it develops and implements policies on adapting to the changing climate and the transition to a low carbon society.
Their members provide wide-ranging expertise on how we can...
Describe yourself in three words: Ginger cat enthusiast.
Ignacio (Nacho) Juarez
My name is Nacho and I come from Avila, a little town up the mountains in central Spain. For my undergrad, I did biology and Biochemistry in Madrid but I decided my thing was to be in the field and not in the lab. My main interest is conservation science and research although I have been involved in several conservation practice projects mostly...
Atmospheres online exhibition: the history of weather investigation
An online exhibition from the Museum of the History of Science exploring how we have investigated the atmosphere from the times of Aristotle to the modern day, with fascinating images of historical technologies from the museum's collection.
Selection of podcasts about the Environmental Change Institute
The Environmental Change Institute is an interdisciplinary group of ecologists, geographers, environmentalists, physicists, economists, sociologists and various other researchers who tackle the problem of quantifying and responding to environmental change. As well as working with individual departments in the University, they also offer some...