Core team

The REACH programme is led by Oxford University and brings together a consortium of global leaders in water science, policy and practice.

Oxford University research team

The research team at Oxford University draws on interdisciplinary expertise from the Oxford Water Network with researchers from the following departments:

  • School of Geography and the Environment, including the Environmental Change Institute and the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
  • Department of Engineering Science, including the Institute of Biomedical Engineering
  • Oxford Department of International Development, including Refugee Studies Centre
  • School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (Institute for Science, Innovation and Society)
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Politics and International Relations, including African Studies Centre.

Programme management team

The programme management team in Oxford (see below) oversees the direction, delivery and day-to-day running of the programme:

Contact us if you would like to find out more about the
programme at reach@water.ox.ac.uk

International partners

UNICEF is our global practitioner partner. UNICEF has over 100 offices worldwide and a global mandate to improve water supply, sanitation and hygiene for the poor, particularly women and children.

Our global partnership also includes: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Water Association (IWA), Skat Foundation hosting the Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN), and IRC.

Country partners

Our research is a collaboration with expert national research institutions in Africa and South Asia:

Dr Rob Hope

Programme Director
robert.hope@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Dr Katrina Charles

Programme Co-Director
katrina.charles@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Anita Ghosh

Programme Manager
anita.ghosh@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Karis McLaughlin

Communications and Events Manager
karis.mclaughlin@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Rosanna Bartlett

Partnership Funding Manager
rosanna.bartlett@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Geis Simmons

Programme Administrator
geis.simmons@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Lorna Softley

Administrative Assistant
lorna.softley@ouce.ox.ac.uk

UNICEF visit website

Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) visit website

Water and Land Resource Centre (WLRC) visit website

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) visit website

University of Dhaka visit website

International Water Association (IWA) visit website

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) visit website

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) visit website

University of Nairobi visit website

Addis Ababa University visit website

Oxford University visit website

Funded by

UK Aid

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