Rosie Witton, who joined SEI Oxford in October 2022, is a Research Fellow who focuses on climate change adaptation and related issues. She is involved in a number of projects at SEI, including:
Prior to joining SEI, Rosie worked in the humanitarian sector conceptualizing and coordinating research projects and teams to advocate for evidence-based responses. Her research projects examine a variety of different topics including displacement and migration, camp management and coordination, markets and livelihoods, water, sanitation and hygiene, and cross-sectoral topics including information management, sustainability and disaster risk reduction.
She has a master’s degree (MSc) in Geophysical Hazards from University College London (UCL). Her MSc thesis was a geographical information system (GIS) based study of the potential impact of a Makran Subduction Zone giant tsunami on Muscat, Oman, and the possibility of a complex evolving disaster with nationwide consequences.