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UNSW Global Water Institute Research ranking
UNSW has been ranked #5 in the world and #1 in Australia for water resources in the latest ARWU subject rankings. Water resources received the highest ranking of all UNSW...
One of Walgett's Food and Water For Life Working Group projects is now underway thanks to funding from UNSW-GWI and the NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment. The Food...
Kentucky Dam
UNSW-GWI researchers from the faculties of Arts and Social Science and Engineering are collaborating with a non-profit organisation, Z-NET Uralla, to address water security for the Uralla Shire through an...

Research centres and expertise

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

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.