Geotechnical and Hydrogeological Engineering Research Group (GHERG)

School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology

News and events

Find out about GHERG’s latest news and upcoming and past events.


GHERG is regularly involved in events in a range of areas related to geotechnical, hydrogeological and environmental engineering.

  • Rehabilitation and Closure Workshop – Loy Yang (13/03/2020): ‘Cover study at Loy Yang’ and ‘Soil organic matter and aggregate formation in reclaimed soils’, presented by Prof Thomas Baumgartl
  • GHERG seminar (23/10/2019): ‘Reclamation of mined environments – The contribution of soil organic matter and microbes to soil development’, presented by Franziska Bucka and Evelin Pihlap (Technical university Munich, Germany); Miriam Munoz-Rojas (UNSW, Sydney).
  • Latrobe Valley Geotechnical Group meeting (16/10/2019): ‘Interactions between geology and groundwater in the Latrobe Valley’, presented by HDR student Sid Rastogi
  • Latrobe Valley Geotechnical Group meeting (21/08/2019): Modelling of Spatial Variation and Uncertainty in Victorian Brown Coal’, presented by HDR student Ashley Dyson

In the media

GHERG’s work has received recognition in the media. Here are some of our past stories:

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