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GWI’s Dr Graeme Clark and Professor Emma Johnston report on Australia’s vast coastlines.
Water Research Laboratory
Collaboration between UNSW and Myanmar continues to grow
RV Investigator - Global Water Institute Research
From 30 August, UNSW and Sydney Institute of Marine Science will lead a 19 day voyage on the Rsearch Vessel Investigator.

Upcoming events

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Australasian Groundwater Conference

11 July 2017 to 13 July 2017

Partner Workshop: Microbiology in Engineered Water Systems

4 September 2017 to 15 September 2017

Research centres and expertise

Research centres

The Institute draws on the expertise of UNSW research centres and facilities to bring a truly multi-disciplinary approach.


Our expertise is grouped into seven broad categories containing a total of 25 key capabilities.

About us

Our team
Professor Nick Schofield

UNSW-GWI's inaugural Director.

Leadership team

Meet the leadership team and Steering Committee.

Australian Water Partnership

Launched by DFAT to share Australia's water expertise.

PLuS Alliance

Three prestigious research institutions join forces.