About us

The Water Research Institute was launched in 2015 to address the grand challenge of sustainable water management for people and ecosystems in a changing world.

Our mission is to foster world-leading interdisciplinary research that will have strong impact and be used as evidence by decision makers. We do this by providing a creative environment where researchers from different disciplines co-design and co-deliver research with stakeholders and end-users to provide integrated understanding and solutions to tackle global water challenges.

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Research

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

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People

Meet our researchers, drawn from a wide-range of disciplines including biology, chemistry, geography, earth sciences, maths, engineering and psychology.