In collaboration with colleagues at the University of the South Pacific, Dr Anna Bruce and Associate Professor Iain MacGill jointly run student courses and oversee research projects that focus on providing more accessible, affordable and reliable
The World Harbour Project, in which UNSW is a key partner, can restore water quality and marine life in urban harbours that are heavily developed and polluted, enhancing human interaction with the water and encouraging economic development surrounding it.
To address the global plastic crisis, Dr Andrew Dansie is part of a team that is assessing human behaviour, waste management and terrestrial waterways to understand causes of the crisis and potential solutions to reduce the annual discharge of pla
Having identified geothermal potential in Fiji, Professor Klaus Regenauer-Lieb is now working to build local academic capacity in geothermal power so locals can benefit from cheaper and cleaner electricity.
Dr Richard Corkish is repairing and boosting a hydropower grid to provide locals with electricity and improve their quality of life and communication, and he is installing light and phone charging facilities in at least 14 aid posts dotted across
Having determined the positive impact refugees have on the local population in Kenya, Sarah is now working with Anne Bartlett on ways for Ugandan locals to reduce the number of trees used in charcoal production, helping to limit deforestation and
UNSW research is investigating the disruption of energy industries in developing countries by new technologies, helping governments, private companies and NGOs in those countries to deliver more equitable and fair access to energy.
UNSW will train public officials to identify and develop viable infrastructure projects and upskill community members in the repair and maintenance of housing and basic infrastructure, lifting the standard of living in Fiji, the Soloman Islands an
UNSW research has come up with a model to assess the risk of ecosystems that is now the international standard and being adopted by countries like Myanmar to develop conservation reports and strategies to preserve vital ecosystems and forests.
Having surveyed northern Uganda, UNSW has identified the causes of land conflict in the region and has come up with two interventions, charcoal kilns and bee farming, that will reduce violence, better sustain food and forest supplies, and provide
UNSW research is helping Nepal and other communities in the Himalayas to better understand and respond to the increasing occurrence of disasters, ensuring the immense number of marginalised groups in the region receive fair and equitable treatment
UNSW is playing a key role in the Pacific to protect natural resources from being used excessively by pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies and to ensure Indigenous communities share in the benefits made by those companies.