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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.

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 (

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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.

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.

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.

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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9 June 2015

The latest edition of Nature Geoscience, features the paper 'Steeper temporal distribution of rain intensity at higher temperatures within Australian storms', highlighting the research work carried out by Conrad Wasko and Professor Ashish Sharma.

18 May 2015

WRC researchers Dr Robert Parinussa and Seokhyeon Kim are currently participating in the Soil Moisture Active Passive Experiment (SMAPEx-4) in Yanco, south west NSW.