School of Science, Psychology and Sport

About us

Mission statement 

Our mission is to achieve more effective monitoring, modelling and management of hydrological, hydrogeological, climatological and aquatic ecological systems to have a real impact on the sustainable management of these systems. This will be done through innovative research, engagement with industry and relevant stakeholders, excellence in higher education and a focus on the production of high impact outcomes.


We value:

  • integrity in research, communication and stakeholder partnerships
  • sustainability of ecological aims within management practices
  • the importance of water in a local, regional and global context
  • holistic approaches to the management of water resources
  • independent, globally relevant, high quality research
  • research provision for regional communities
  • strong collaborative relationships
  • ensuring the next generation of quality researchers 


Our vision is to be leaders in integrated, interdisciplinary water research and management; with diverse capacity in all aspects of water quality, water management, hydrology, hydro-geomorphology, aquatic ecology and hydroclimatology.


We have a wide membership though adjunct and honorary positions, in addition to FedUni staff. We also have strong links with a broad range of national and international institutions.