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

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Guppyfish

The impact of water flow conditions on the transmission of parasites in freshwater organisms

13 March 2019

Research shows that parasite transmission is greatest amongst fish in interrupted water flow.

Riverbed

Water Research Institute launches its first MOOC

24 January 2019

The 'Challenge of Global Water Security' open online course available soon

Groundwater

Warning for world’s groundwater reserves

21 January 2019

Research reveals over half of the world’s groundwater flows could take over 100 years to respond fully to climate change

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

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