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For the first time in 46 years the United Nations convened a conference dedicated to water United Nations General Assembly from the 22nd to the 24th March. The event, formally...
A new, three-volume book series, ‘ The Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus in Asia and the Pacific’ was launched at an event at UNESCO House in New Delhi on...
A/Prof Fiona Johnson and A/Prof Kristen Splinter represented UNSW at the 2022 Cook Islands Science Expo, held at the National Auditorium on the island of Rarotonga from 17-21 October, 2022...

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.