People Professor Jim Hall FREng
Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks and Oxford Martin Senior Fellow, Oxford Martin School
Director, Environmental Change Institute
Professor Jim Hall FREng is Director of the Environmental Change Institute, Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks in the School of Geography and the Environment, a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Engineering Science and fellow of Linacre College.
His research focuses upon management of climate-related risks in infrastructure systems, in particular relating to various dimensions of water security, including flooding and water scarcity.
He moved to the University of Oxford in 2011 having previously held academic positions in Newcastle University and the University of Bristol. He has been awarded the George Stephenson Medal, the Robert Alfred Carr Prize and the Frederick Palmer Prize of the Institution of Civil Engineers for his work on flooding and coastal erosion, and the Lloyds Science of Risk prize for the work of his team on climate risk analysis. Jim Hall is a member of the UK independent Committee on Climate Change Adaptation and is co-chair of the Global Water Partnership / OECD Task Force on the Economics of Water Security and Sustainable Growth.
Oxford Martin School
Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks and Oxford Martin Senior Fellow
- Jul 2018
- Rising global meat consumption 'will devastate environment'
- Apr 2015
- Water Insecurity Costs Global Economy Billions a Year
- Apr 2014
- Vulnerable substations serving millions still at risk from flooding
- Apr 2014
- Climate change: UK faces 'more extreme events and floods'
- Mar 2014
- Climate change will make UK weather too wet and too dry, says Met Office
- Feb 2014
- Government's £4m fund to dredge rivers in Somerset could only have 'marginal' effects on future flooding, experts warn
- Feb 2014
- Water shortages could hit energy supply
- Mar 2013
- Britain Haunted by Risk of Flooding
- Jan 2013
- Infrastructure research for a sustainable future: taking the long view
- Nov 2012
- Action on climate change urged