Research to continue on environmental impact of recent floods

Researchers have been out looking at how the 2022–23 floods have impacted the River Murray, its floodplains and the area around the Murray Mouth where the floodwaters pour out into the Southern Ocean.  Goyder Institute researchers have been working with the South Australian Department for Environment and Water (DEW) to capture data which will improve […]

Help us drive sustainable, innovative and integrated water management

Do you have a passion for science and the drive to help shape the future of water research?  We are now seeking applicants for five positions with the Goyder Institute.  A talented Research Program Manager to join the team at our central Adelaide office. This person will be responsible for successful delivery of the Institute’s broader research program […]

Farewell to Daniel Pierce

We at the Goyder Institute are incredibly sad to be saying farewell to Daniel Pierce who is moving on to join Flinders University as Education and Training Manager for the newly established One Basin CRC. Daniel has worked with us as Research Program Manager since 2017, having initially joined the Institute on secondment from the South […]

Introducing the Goyder Institute’s 2023-2026 Strategic Plan

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new strategic plan, designed to provide a clear direction and framework for navigating an evolving water landscape.  Led by Institute Interim Director Alec Rolston, we consulted widely with our partners, including holding two workshops where we discussed how to best continue to create meaningful impacts whilst building […]

Working together for better drinking water for bush communities

The three-day ‘working together for better drinking water for bush communities’ forum was held in Alice Springs on 27–29 June 2023, to identify solutions to water security challenges in First Nations remote communities, homelands and outstations nationally. The forum was delivered by the Goyder Institute in partnership with the Australian Government through the National Water […]

Coorong Research Hub to embark on program to address the effects of climate change

The Goyder Institute for Water Research Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth Research Hub (the Hub) will officially enter its establishment phase on 1 July 2023, marking the beginning of the Hub’s research program to investigate the ecological, cultural, economic, and social values of the nationally and internationally important Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth […]

Goyder Institute welcomes two new staff to the team

Fiona Adamson (left) and Dr Hamideh Nouri (right)

We are delighted to welcome Fiona Adamson and Dr Hamideh Nouri to the Goyder Institute for Water Research team.  Fiona has joined us on secondment from Institute partner Flinders University, where she has been providing administrative and strategic support for the past twelve years in her role as Centre Manager of the National Centre for […]

Supporting climate change resilience in the Coorong

The Millennium Drought (1996-2010) had a devastating environmental, economic, social and cultural impact throughout the Murray-Darling Basin. The Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (CLLMM) region, situated at the end of the Basin, was no exception. Despite increased flows returning to the CLLMM since the end of the drought, parts of the region, in particular […]

New website goes live

The Goyder Institute for Water Research launched its new website this week. The website redesign project was initiated to improve the user experience for our stakeholders and align the Institute’s resources to its research impact areas: The website’s improved search capability and clean, mobile-friendly design will make it easier for our readers to find the […]

Institute research on show at Healthy Coorong Healthy Basin Science Forum

On 16 May 2023, scientists from the Goyder Institute for Water Research presented their research findings from the Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin (HCHB) Scientific Trials and Investigations project at South Australian Government’s HCHB Community Science Forum in Goolwa. The Scientific Trials and Investigations research project is part of the Department for Environment and Water’s Healthy […]