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Spotlight on mining and water with Dr Wendy Timms

Spotlight on mining and water with Dr Wendy Timms

10 November 2017

Dr Wendy Timms talks about her many hats and why diversity is critical in sustainable mining practice.

Groundwater ‘pit stops’ enabled survival and migration of our ancient ancestors

Groundwater ‘pit stops’ enabled survival and migration of our ancient ancestors

1 June 2017

African groundwater helped kick-start the evolutionary history of humans, with the movement of our ancestors across East Africa shaped by the location of springs, new research suggests.

CWI team member gives keynote address at Water Institute for Sustainability Forum in Thailand

CWI team member gives keynote address at Water Institute for Sustainability Forum in Thailand

9 February 2017

Connected Waters Initiative research fellow Dr Landon Halloran was a keynote speaker at the Water Institute for Sustainability Forum in Bangkok, Thailand in January 2017.

CWI team member appointed to mining industry advisory panel

CWI team member appointed to mining industry advisory panel

3 November 2016

Dr Wendy Timms was recently appointed to the Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development (IESC).

CWI at IAH 2016

CWI at IAH 2016

6 October 2016

CWI team members presented their research at the recent 43rd annual congress Hydrogeology Congress in Montpellier, France.

Integrated Groundwater Management: Concepts, Approaches and Challenges

Integrated Groundwater Management: Concepts, Approaches and Challenges

5 September 2016

Contributions from the CWI team feature in a new open access book that is among the first to cover hydrogeology, sustainable development, water policy, governance, and management.

Rethinking Water Law and Governance: Successes, Challenges and Future Directions

Rethinking Water Law and Governance: Successes, Challenges and Future Directions

2 August 2016

Outcomes of the recent meeting of water law specialists hosted by the UNSW Faculty of Law and the Connected Waters Research Initiative Research Centre (CWI) have been brought together in a special issue of Environmental Planning and Law Journal (EPLJ).

Bushfire signals identified in cave formations for first time

Bushfire signals identified in cave formations for first time

24 July 2016

UNSW-led scientists studying a cave in Western Australia have shown that stalagmites formed by mineral-rich water drips from the ceiling could help reveal past wildfires that burned above the cave.

New research measures effects of human activities on groundwater systems

New research measures effects of human activities on groundwater systems

21 April 2016

Researchers at the UNSW Connected Waters Initiative (CWI) have developed new methods for measuring how the properties of groundwater systems can be affected by activities such as extraction and mining.

Andy Baker distinguished lecturer at University of Texas

Andy Baker distinguished lecturer at University of Texas

8 April 2016

Professor Andy Baker has returned this week from his visit to the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin, USA.

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