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Mar 2, 2017

South East community boosted by research insight

The Goyder Institute for Water Research held a successful Roadshow in Mt Gambier that brought together researchers and the local community to explore the outcomes of the Institute’s South-East research and development program. Read More

Nov 9, 2016

Director's Message - Looking ahead

Following the release of the Goyder Institute’s Strategic Research Plan, several projects have been developed to commence in early 2017 which will address the Impact Areas of Economic Development and Climate Action. Read More

Oct 20, 2015

PhD update: Dr Mostafa Razzaghmanesh

Dr Mostafa Razzaghmanesh has recently joined the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2, Office of Research and Development (ORD) under the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) administration. Read More

Oct 20, 2014

From PhD to Project Leader

Deborah Furst commenced research for the Goyder Institute in 2010 as PhD student with the University of Adelaide, investigating the patterns and processes across the Chowilla Floodplain and adjacent River Murray during flood. Read More

Oct 6, 2014

Research and Development Plan 2014-2015

The Research investment planned for the fifth year of the Institute has been targeted towards those short, targeted pieces of work that will add value to the previous investments made through the Goyder Institute. Read More

Sep 9, 2013

Goyder Project Fact Sheets

A number of Fact Sheets on Goyder Institute research projects are now available to be downloaded from our website as PDF documents. Read More

Sep 2, 2013

Investigating better solutions for improved stormwater management

Goyder Institute PhD Candidate, Michael Di Matteo, from the University of Adelaide’s School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering is currently investigating decision support methods to generate better solutions for the management of complex stormwater systems through the use of multipleobjective computer optimization guided by engineering intuition and judgment. Read More

Aug 31, 2017

Announcement from the Chair: Institute leadership update

Following the announcement that Dr Michele Akeroyd will be leaving the Institute, the Board have decided to appoint Dr Kane Aldridge as Acting Director of the Institute for the next six months. During this time Kane will be focussed on continuing to ensure the effective delivery of the Institutes research portfolio and the relationship of existing research projects to water policy. Read More

Dec 12, 2017

Goyder Institute research in full swing as 2017 comes to an end

This year has seen Goyder Institute research taken to the sky and the mangroves as part of the Coastal Carbon Opportunities: demonstrating additionality and potential for future offsets in South Australia project led by Professor Bronwyn Gillanders of the University of Adelaide. Read More

May 15, 2018

Goyder Institute research makes page 3

A recently-published series of NASA Earth Observatory false-colour satellite images showing water filling the Diamantina River and flowing towards Lake Eyre following a period of heavy rain in northern Queensland was printed in The Advertiser. Read More

Jul 10, 2018

Goyder Institute finalists in the 2018 Smart Water Awards

The Water Industry Alliance held their 2018 Smart Water Awards at the Adelaide Convention Centre on 6 July. The awards recognise and celebrate Alliance members for their leading-edge expertise and innovation. Two Goyder Institute for Water projects were finalists in separate categories... Read More

Aug 23, 2018

New tools developed to help improve water security in the face of climate change

Goyder Institute researchers have developed new tools to help planners and policy-makers assess the impact of climate change on water resource systems and guide adaption planning. The tools address a significant knowledge gap – how to best use climate projections to modify or augment a system’s design to improve its resilience in a changing hydroclimate. Read More

Sep 27, 2018

Halfway point for Coastal Carbon Opportunities project

The Coastal Carbon Opportunities project is among the first to research climate change mitigation in coastal systems. The Goyder Institute for Water Research team, led by Professor Bronwyn Gillanders (University of Adelaide), are investigating the potential of South Australian coastal ecosystems (seagrass, mangrove and saltmarsh) for carbon sequestration and storage. Read More

Oct 30, 2018

2018–19 annual R&D plan outlines future research for the Institute

The Goyder Institute for Water Research has released its Annual Research and Development Plan and Budget for 2018–19. A companion to the Institute’s Strategic Research Plan 2015–2019, the annual R&D plan summarises the achievements of the previous year and sets out the planned research and knowledge management activities for the year ahead. Read More

Mar 29, 2019

Goyder projects in the news

The Goyder Institute for Water Research’s G-FLOWS project was featured in the Sunday Mail on 23 March 2019, spreading the word that the team found ancient water in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. Early indications are that it could not only sustain the community’s ongoing water needs but have significant economic development potential for the region if developed sustainably. Read More