Recordings from the MaRIUS LIVE event on 2 November 2017

The MaRIUS LIVE event was a key opportunity for stakeholders and researchers to meet and discuss the effect and impact of drought and water scarcity in the UK and what research outputs are available for the whole community.

Videos of all the presentations, and a Overview video, can be found here.

Research Podcasts

The MaRIUS researchers have recorded a number of podcasts over the project’s duration to help explain the work they are doing, and the aims of the MaRIUS project.  The podcasts take the form of voice narrated slides.  In addition to the MaRIUS research project podcasts, there are podcasts below from other sources, on the subject of drought and water scarcity.  We hope you enjoy watching them.

Click on the podcast title to watch the video.

 Narrator Podcast Title
Jim_Hall An Introduction to the MaRIUS Project

Prof Jim Hall, University of Oxford

Gianbattista_Bussi Algal Modelling

Dr Gianbattista Bussi, Oxford University

Christina_Cook UK Drought governance arrangements

Dr Christina Cook, Oxford University

Benoit_Guillod1.jpeg The climate datasets, particularly the ‘Drought Event Sets’, being generated in the MaRIUS research project 


Western US drought attribution, and the generation of synthetic multi-year UK drought events for risk-based impact studies

Dr Benoit Guillod, University of Oxford

Catharina_Landstrom Mapping Drought Knowledges in the UK

Dr Catharina Landström, University of Oxford

Dolores_Rey Evidence of increasing resilience in the irrigated agricultural sector in the face of increasing water scarcity

Dr Dolores Rey, Cranfield University

SAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERA Sociocultural perceptions and knowledge controversies

Dr Eric Sarmiento, University of Oxford


Impact of drought on ecosystems and their ecology

Dr Pam Berry, University of Oxford

Paul_Whitehead Impact of drought on water quality

Prof Paul Whitehead, University of Oxford

 LenShaffrey IMPETUS: Improving PrEdictions of Drought To inform USer decisions

Dr Len Shaffrey, University of Reading

 Kevin_Collins DrIVER –  Designing social learning systems for improving drought monitoring and early warning

Kevin Collins, Open University

 Henry Leveson Gower
 Abstraction Reform and Water Resilience outside of the Public Water Supply


Henry Leveson Gower, Head of Abstraction Reform and Upstream, Defra

Podcast of a talk he gave at the jointly hosted Oxford Water Network and CIWEM South Central Branch Evening Seminar on 16 March 2016