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Wednesday 13th February 2019 12pm to 1pm WRC Boardroom 149 - Vallentine Annexe (H22) Abstract The growing global population increases the conversion of natural lands into agricultural and urban land...
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WRC PhD Candidate Tomas Beuzen received an outstanding student presentation award (OSPA) for his presentation at the 2018 American Geophysical Union (AGU) conference in Washington, D.C. AGU is an annual...
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Final year WRC PhD student Clare Stephens was honoured last week with an award from the National Council for Women (NSW) and Soroptimist International (NSW) as part of their annual...



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.

Associate Professor Denis O'Carroll

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.