ILWS - Charles Sturt University
ILWS - Charles Sturt University


Water for the environment

Water for the EnvironmentILWS members Professor Robyn Watts and Associate Professor Catherine Allan are co-authors of a chapter in a new book Water for the Environment: From policy and science to implementation and management. The book, published by Elsevier, provides a holistic view of environmental water management, highlighting current challenges and potential solutions. Their chapter (25) looks at principles for monitoring, evaluation and adaptive water management of environmental water regimes.

When do baby birds begin to breathe?

Conversation article on baby birds breathingI have always wondered....The Conversation has begun a new series where readers send in questions that they'd like an expert to answer. Dr Maggie Watson and Dr James Van Dyke answer the question about when do baby birds begin to breathe.

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About Us

We are a multi and trans-disciplinary Research Centre at Charles Sturt University, Australia's largest regional university. In partnership with government and others, we undertake biophysical, social and economic research to address local, regional, national and global issues.
Our researchers are involved in individual, collaborative and commissioned work around Australia and the world. Research is undertaken within four thematic (not mutually exclusive) areas:
* Biodiversity Conservation
* Environmental Water
* Rural and Regional Communities
* Sustainable Development (International)

Our mission is to undertake internationally recognised integrated environmental, social and economic research for rural and regional areas.

Research Strategy

ILWS Research Strategy 2017


Call for applications reopen September 2017