'Water is not a privilege' Professor Stuart Bunn, Director Australian Rivers Institute
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6 highlights the importance of access to clean water and sanitation.
Professor Bunn highlights that we need a new approach to tackle problems of water supply and quality at their source – and this is something we work on at the Australian Rivers Institute.
Sustainable Development Goals Explained
Clean water and sanitation
Griffith University has audited all undergraduate teaching programs, identifying key word matches against each SDG. Our top degrees for this SDG are:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Gold Coast Campus)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Nathan Campus)
- Bachelor of Environmental Science (Nathan Campus)
- Bachelor of Environmental Science (Gold Coast Campus)
- Bachelor of Marine Science
- Bachelor of Science (Nathan Campus)
- Bachelor of Science (Gold Coast Campus)
- Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours)
- Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Gold Coast)
- Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Nathan Campus)
Our overarching goal is to deliver positive research outcomes that help drive healthy, clean and sustainable environments, both now and in the future.
Research Centres and Institutes
Home of the International Water Center
From January 2018 Griffith University will become the new strategic home for the International Water Centre.
Engineering students get global perspectives for sustainable infrastructure
Students studying degrees in Engineering, Environmental Science and Environmental Planning took part in a community aid project that supported the work of the NGO ‘Water for Cambodia’ and included building and installing bio-sand water filters in local village houses.