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A heavyweight in the world of hydrodynamics
From boyhood tinkering to expertise of world renown, Professor Doctors’ new book on high performance marine vessels consolidates an amazing 50 years’ worth of experience.
Clean water solutions for disaster zones
Associate Professor Pierre Le-Clech visits earthquake-devastated Nepal to evaluate Skyjuice clean water technology
Winning and Twinning
Professor Richard Kingsford shows that sustainable basin management of free-flowing rivers is alive and kicking across one sixth of Australia.

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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.

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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.