Two weeks ago (8 March 2017) the world celebrated International Women’s Day (#BeBoldForChange) and today 22 March 2017, is World Water Day (#WorldWaterDay). While these two international days of action are coincidently celebrated just two weeks apart, the connection between them is stark and very much on the global development agenda.
The Water Abundance XPRIZE powered by Tata and Australian Aid is challenging teams from around the world to revolutionise access to fresh water by creating ‘water from thin air’. If you have an innovative idea to tackle water scarcity through energy-efficient technology register for the USD1.5 million prize before 28 April 2017.
Twenty-seven emerging water leaders from around Australia joined the International WaterCentre in Brisbane this month as part of the 6th round of the award-winning Water Leadership Program.
In the lead up to International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017, we look at the important role water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) plays in achieving gender equality, and why we need women to participate in the planning and management of WASH systems to achieve universal access.
Join us for the 2017 Transitions Film Festival in Brisbane 23 - 26 March! The International WaterCentre is a proud sponsor of this visionary event that aims to inspire, inform and engage on the complex challenges facing our world and the cutting-edge solutions redefining them.
Do you want to be part of the global movement working to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 for water and sanitation? Enrolments are now open for the eight-week Introduction to WASH for Development online course, join us and gain the tools and skills you need to start your career in WASH.
The International WaterCentre (IWC) is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to join its education team and contribute to marketing, communications and recruitment activities for the centre.
We are seeking a passionate and engaged water management academic or practitioner with relevant education and research experience to lead and manage the final thesis project component of its flagship education product, the Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM).
Are you considering studying the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management in 2018? Australia Awards Scholarships for participating countries in the Asia-Pacific are open, apply now and join us in Brisbane in 2018.
The 2016/17 Water Leadership Program has launched with 27 water professionals from around Australia joining the International WaterCentre for the program, including a record 12 scholarship recipients.
Moving beyond the 3E’s of Integrated Water Management, IWC Education Director Dr Brian McIntosh argues for a fourth ‘E’ in the framework - one that speaks to the principles or ethics that underpin our personal and organisational objectives.
New Australian Water Partnership (AWP) and International WaterCentre Alumni Network (IWCAN) project, the Kini Initiative, seeks to facilitate exchanges between water professionals in Australia and the Asia-Pacific to connect people and resources in the context of regional knowledge needs.
The International Water Association is inviting all young water professionals to join them in South Africa for the 8th International Young Water Professionals Conference, 10 -13 December 2017.
Mosquitoes transmit a number of harmful diseases that have an impact on local communities and visitors, and many pose a threat to neighbouring countries. Dr Dani Barrington discusses the importance of citizen science in managing species and preventing disease.
Final opportunity: enrol in the Master of Integrated Water Management part-time and receive a partial scholarship
Australian and New Zealand water professionals enrol in the Master of Integrated Water Management part-time program and receive a partial scholarship of AU$9,000 to commence study this semester.
The International WaterCentre (IWC) is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to join its projects team and contribute to capacity development, training and applied research activities of the centre.
As we near the end of 2016, CEO Mark Pascoe takes a moment to reflect on what has been an incredibly busy and exciting year at the International WaterCentre.
The International WaterCentre (IWC) hosted a group of water professionals from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Developing Member Countries on a week-long learning program to build capacity to manage water scarcity in irrigation, 3-10 December 2016.
13 Masters students (5 part-time and 8 full-time), in the ‘Water, land and people’ specialisation stream have recently returned from Perth, Western Australia where they participated in a week-long study intensive for the module 'Water and Agricultural Landscapes'.
Thirteen students have recently returned from a 10-day field trip in Thailand where the 'Community, livelihoods, development and water' module of the IWC's Master of Integrated Water Management is delivered.