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Investigating rainfall models: Why a comprehensive and systematic approach is essential

In this article we take a look at why we need comprehensive and systematic evaluation of rainfall models. We also examine a new model evaluation framework, with examples of the framework in action. Imagine a typical scene from a detective novel: Sirens scream past – like every Tuesday in this forsaken town. I was about […]

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7 processes that cause coastal floods

Coastal floods can be devastating. They are also complicated. This article breaks down 7 processes that cause coastal floods. If you enjoy living near the beach, keep reading. Australians love living near the beach… but floods are devastating As Australians, we are blessed with bright sunshine, golden beach and blue oceans. Most of us enjoy […]

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Water utilities adapt through data-driven decisions

The important decisions made by water utilities need to include considerations of an uncertain future. This may mean that they will need to adapt their thinking. The article outlines a survey of water utilities that is part of a current Water Research Australia project. The project is titled, Better data-driven decision making under future climate […]

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Five things you may not know about plastic pipes

Here in the Water Group we think, study and learn a lot about pipes. Here are five things about plastic pipes that you may not know. 1. The origin of plastic pipes Although Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) was first synthesised in the 19th Century, the commercial production of PVC pipes only began in the 1930s [1]. […]

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3MT Faculty Final

About this Event A thesis project explained in just three minutes, using only one powerpoint slide – that’s the challenge of the 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT). Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from, and cheer on our very own talented PhD students as they present their thesis in just 3 minutes! When: Friday 17 […]

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2018/19 Macquarie Summer Internship Program – Technology

Do you want to experience what it is like to be part of a talented global team? Are you instinctively entrepreneurial and ambitious in nature? If you’re determined to succeed we can help you reach your potential. Applications for our 2018/2019 Summer Internship Program are now open. By joining the Macquarie Summer Internship Program you’ll […]

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How To Find a First Aider

If you need first aid treatment, please report to your nearest first aid treatment location. We have a number of these throughout ECMS which are staffed by first aiders, so you no longer have to hunt down individual first aiders who may or may not be in their office at the time. The emergency posters […]

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SupaShock – Mechanical Engineering Work Experience

Supashock is a successful Adelaide based developer and manufacturer of specialist shock absorbers for mining, defence, trucks, motor-sport, four wheel drive, and automotive vehicles as well as other advanced mechanical engineering products. They maintain a high level of R&D directed to bespoke solutions for Australian and international customers. They are seeking four enthusiastic third year […]

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Graduate Site Engineer – Hully Pty Ltd

Hully is a Construction and Project Management company based in Adelaide, South Australia. This role will take a project management focus (rather than design) and would appeal to a graduate with a Civil Engineering Degree (and an interest in concrete structures). You will be involved in site work, altering and updating quality and safety documents […]

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B Part of It – Visit by Men B Study

You are invited to be part of the largest study into Meningococcal disease in the world! This is your chance to make a difference by having a throat swab – it only takes a few minutes. Visit them whilst they are on campus for your swab on Thursday 31 May, 10.30am to 3.30pm (Ingkarni Wardli […]

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