Water Research Institute

Helping to address the grand challenge of water for people and ecosystems in a changing world.

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About us

Our mission is to foster interdisciplinary research and the next generation of water researchers.

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Research

Through interdisciplinary research, we provide innovative solutions to the challenges of water use and management.

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Latest news

water

Water security crisis requires ‘urgent action’

28 June 2018

Major forum to address ‘biggest danger facing the world over next decade’

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The dos and don'ts of hydroclimate metric use

22 May 2018

Evaluating the scientific validity of qualitative metrics used in climate change impact research.

Riparian zones

When to trust your bank manager: riparian zones to protect and restore rivers

8 May 2018

Safeguarding the banks and margins of streams and rivers has a key role in ensuring aspects of river health.