Water Research Institute

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

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

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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.

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30 year river study finds overlooked extinction effect

30 April 2018

One of the longest river studies in the world has discovered that an important part of the planet’s extinction crisis may have gone unnoticed

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Impact of parasite control treatments on non-target organisms and ecosystems

29 March 2018

A workshop is bringing together world-leading experts in parasite ecology, aquaculture science, fish biology and invasive species to address the hidden consequences of parasite control measures on aquatic life for the first time.

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Research

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

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