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The Manly Dam Project was officially opened at the Manly Art Gallery & Museum (MAG&M) on Friday 6 December, marking the beginning of a three-month public exhibition celebrating the rich...
UNSW Global Water Institute Research - Seeds in the palm of a hand
UNSW students recently led a humanitarian engineering project in partnership with the Love Mercy Foundation (LMF), aimed to combat rising issues of water scarcity and drought resistance in northern Uganda...
UNSW Global Water Institute Research - Michael Spencer - Behavioural solutions
According to Michael Spencer, Board member of the Alliance for Water Stewardship and research fellow at Monash Business School, our failure to address the underlying culture surrounding water is the...

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

UNSW Global Water Institute team
Professor Greg Leslie

UNSW-GWI's 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.