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31 July 2018

UNSW honours research Michele Guild is currently researching how the new ARR2016 is being used and implemented in industry. Her research is being supervised by Dr Fiona Johnson.

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24 July 2018

UNSW has swept ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018, scoring the most subjects ranked first in Australia and the highest number of subjects ranked in the top 100 in the country. These rankings focus on research outcomes and accomplishments at a sub-discipline level.

Conrad Wasko awarded the best PhD in Water Engineering globally
1 June 2018

Established under the Lorenz G. Straub Memorial Fund, this award is given for the most meritorious thesis in hydraulic engineering, hydrology, ecohydraulics, or related fields. The Lorenz G.

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22 February 2018

Professor Ashish Sharma was awarded the prestigious and highly competitive ARC-Discovery project in the round announced late last year.

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12 February 2018

UNSW academics Associate Professor Lucy Marshall and Dr Fiona Johnson recently ran a technical session at AECOM who are an industry partner of CVEN, on statistics, probability and uncertainty fundamentals to support Australian Rainfall and Runoff 2016 (arr.gov.gov.au)

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17 December 2017

Two researchers from the Water Research Centre have been honoured for their research by the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand at its biennial conference last week in Hobart.

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2 November 2017

Rounak Afroz has started her Ph.D. with the Hydrology group working on an ARC Linkage project of Future Drought Analysis with project partners DPI Water.

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15 August 2017

A global analysis of rainfall and rivers by UNSW engineers has discovered a growing pattern of intense flooding in urban areas coupled with drier soils in rural and farming areas.

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10 June 2015
  • Thirty-year weather records from 79 locations across Australia reveal peak downpours during storms are intensifying, leading to greater flash flood risks in cities.
  • Findings true across all Australian climate zones, suggesting global implications.

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