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UNSW researchers, Florence Choo, Arash Zamyadi, Kelly Newton, Gayle Newcombe, Lee Bowling, Richard Stuetz and Rita K. Henderson have recently published a paper in the International Water Association's H2O Journal...
Dr Bojan Tamburic has recently joined the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering as the Melbourne Water Lecturer on the Nuisance and Harmful Algae Science-Practice Partnership ( NHASP ), UNSW...
The International Association of Hydrologic Sciences (IAHS) Commission on Statistical Hydrology (STAHY) ( ) has an annual workshop for statistical hydrologists. Attendees come from all parts of the world...



The NHASP  Partnership is a multi-party initiative which seeks to better manage algal blooms in the Melbourne region.

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6th Australian and New Zealand Cyanobacteria Workshop at the UNSW Kensington.

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Our acting director Associate Professor Denis O'Carroll


Meet our young researchers who are making their mark in water research.


intensifying, countryside drying up. Prof Ashish Sharma and Dr Conrad Wasko.


 to bring extreme waves, damage to once placid areas. Prof Ian Turner and Dr Mitchell Harley.

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The Water Research Laboratory (WRL) - is a world-leading academic research and consulting laboratory that endeavours to tackle the most challenging and pressing water-engineering problems faced by the world today relating to water and the environment.


The UNSW Global Water Institute (UNSW-GWI) is a world leader in water research, innovation and problem solving. The Institute is a truly multi-disciplinary venture. Drawing on water expertise from seven faculties and 13 specialist centres across the University, WRC included.