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Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM), International WaterCentre, Australia, February 2012 – June 2013

This international masters course aims to equip students “with the integration, leadership and managerial skills to become part of an elite group of water leaders with sustainable and holistic solutions to global water and climate change challenges”.

Coordinated by: International WaterCentre with lecturers from four Australian universities: University of Queensland, Monash University, University of Western Australia and Griffith University.

Course outline:

Foundation module – Project management; Science of water; Water, sustainability and development; and Water governance and policy

Integration modules: Catchment and aquatic ecosystem health; and Water planning and economics

Elective stream modules:

  • International development (Capacity building and international development – in Thailand; Water and sanitation)
  • Water, land and people
  • Urban water stream

Specialisation module: Integrated Water Management Project

Examples of  previous research projects:

Costs:

Application deadlines:

  • IWC Water Leader Scholarships – 01 Aug 2011
  • International applications (full paying, non-scholarship applicants): 15 Oct 2011

More information | Apply Online

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May 4, 2011 at 10:29 am Leave a comment

WASH Conference 2011, Brisbane, Australia, 16-20 May 2011

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Coordinated by: Water and Sanitation (WASH) Reference Group in conjunction with AusAID
Managed by: International WaterCentre and International WaterForum

The WASH conference and training program will focus primarily, but not exclusively, on WASH services provision in developing countries including; water supply systems (in villages, towns and cities); household toilets and sanitation facilities in public and shared areas (such as schools, clinics and markets); and hygiene promotion from community-based to campaign approaches.

Target group: WASH professionals from the public and private sectors; donors and regional actors; government staff from developing countries; international and local NGOs working in WASH; academics; and students.

Themes:

  1. Functional and environmental sustainability
  2. Behaviour change and social sustainability
  3. Institutional sustainability
  4. Financial sustainability

Call for abstracts
Abstract deadline: 09 February 2011

For more information go to the WASH Conference 2011 web site.

December 23, 2010 at 4:47 pm 3 comments


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