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Congratulation to Lucy Marshall for her promotion to Professor in Engineering and also for taking on the Director role at Water Research Centre. Professor Marshall has had a busy year...
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After the latest round of ARC grants were announced, we would like to congratulate Dr Kefeng Zhang on his success with a DECRA. Dr Kefeng Zhang is a senior research...
Professor Stuart Khan has been appointed as one of eight advisors for the newly established National Water Grid Advisory Body , announced yesterday by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack. The...




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.

Professor Denis O'Carroll

Our Centre Director Professor Denis O'Carroll


Meet our academic 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.

Partner Centres

Partner Centres


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.