Through its interdisciplinary approach to sustainability research, the OICSD develops a broader understanding around developmental challenges facing the Indian subcontinent.
With its close ties to the Oxford Future of Cooling Programme led by Dr Radhika Khosla, the work includes landscape assessments of active and passive cooling technologies; the social construction of cooling and behaviours, and more.Read More
The Centre's interdisciplinary research examines how cities in transition manage the tensions of meeting growing energy needs for development while protecting the local and global environment.Read More
Researchers at the OICSD are developing novel remote technologies that can be deployed as reliable, non-invasive and inexpensive diagnostic support tools in home and community settings.Read More
One of OICSD's priority areas is food and nutrition in India. The Centre has hosted webinars, readings groups and a three-day conference on food, agriculture and the environment.Read More
OICSD scholars research the impacts of climate change on forest birds, reforestation as a climate mitigation strategy, and traditional ecological knowledge of indigenous communities.
Students, senior researchers and faculty from all disciplines are invited to this reading group on climate change debates specific to the Indian context.Read More
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