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Desal Directions: May 2012

Posted on 31 May 2012

Australian research boosted to 44 desal projects worth $41 million; Binningup wins Global Desal Plant of the Year; Tapping geothermal energy to create fresh water for WA; Honours & PhD students encouraged to apply for Centre scholarships; New findings, innovations and issues shared at Centre’s most successful workshop yet; Further collaboration fostered at GWI Short School; Tour of Adelaide Desalination Plant; Researcher Profile: Associate Professor Ray Froend

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Desal Directions: April 2012

Posted on 30 April 2012

Sundrop Farms; NCEDA International Desalination Intakes and Outfalls Workshop, 16-17 May 2012, Adelaide; Earlybird registration ends Friday for GWI Desalination Short School, 18 May 2012, Adelaide; Science confirms growing water security issues; Comparative modelling finds desal unit cost lowest; Centre helps foster international ties; Australian Desalination Research Roadmap review completed; Reaching out to Rockingham locals; AWA Water Future Forum: Boom or Bust? Management of Water in a World of Extremes, 24 May 2012, Perth; Researcher Profile: Dr Marlene Cran; Links and articles

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Desal Directions: March 2012

Posted on 5 March 2012

Australia Day Honours; Honoured humanitarian prepares to launch SkyBox water aid initiative; First Open Day a success; Red Tides workshop report; Intakes Outfalls workshop program now available; GWI Desalination Short School; New Commercialisation Manager appointed; Portable CDI desal unit works well in Northern Territory trials; Researcher Profile: Dr Milena Ginic-Markovic; Links and articles

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Desal Directions: January 2012

Posted on 30 January 2012

National Youth Science Forum; Feature Article: Australia a leader in dealing with climate variability; Public Open Day, February 25, 2012; International Intakes and Outfalls workshop now open for registration; Funding Round 4 attracts 38 EOIs; New resident researcher explores solar desalination; Under the surface of Perth Seawater Desalination Plant; Media coverage, links and articles

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Desal Directions: November 2011

Posted on 24 November 2011

Funding Round 4 opening Monday; Honours scholarship winners near project completion; Public discover taste for desal; Red Tides Workshop, Oman, Feb 8-9, 2012; International Desalination Intakes and Outfalls Workshop, Adelaide, May 16-17, 2012; Summer trials at Rockingham; Manager appointed to lead Desal Discovery Centre; Technical expertise boosted at Rockingham; New desal scientist at Murdoch University: Dr Linda Li; Researcher Profile: Professor Michael Monteiro; Shark found living in new WA desal plant; Media coverage, links and articles

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Desal Directions: September 2011

Posted on 26 September 2011

$5 million Rockingham Desalination Research Facility opening; Centre’s desal pioneer honoured; IDA World Congress; Centre scientist Hiep Le wins international award; GWI Perth short course another sell-out success; Researcher profile: Professor Goen Ho

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Desal Directions – August 2011

Posted on 17 August 2011

Osmoflo becomes second Gold Industry Sponsor; Grateful thanks for valued donations; Sustainable desal solutions at September World Congress; Desal Discovery Centre Open Day; Scholarships worth $580,000 offered to graduates; GWI Desalination Short School; OzWater call for abstracts; Recent media coverage; Researcher profile: Dr Pierre Le-Clech

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Desal Directions – July 2011

Posted on 12 July 2011

Valoriza first to take up Gold Industry sponsorship; Watch Harvey Winters’ keynote from the Sydney Biofouling Workshop; Early career researchers membrane symposium in November; New tanks in place; New Facilities Manager appointed; Researcher Profile: Prof. Stephen Gray

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Desal Directions – June 2011

Posted on 13 June 2011

New NCEDA member; Last chance to register for Biofouling Workshop in Sydney; Thirty projects vie for funding; Top research students awarded scholarships; Rearcher Profile: Dr Sophie Leterme; Desalination in the media.

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Desal Directions – May 2011

Posted on 6 May 2011

May 20 deadline for Expressions of Interest; Scholarships for Honours and PhD students; Rockingham research facility takes shape; Sneak peek at the Desal Discovery Centre; June workshop filling fast; Australia to be promoted at Singapore International Water Week; Researcher Profile: Professor S. (Vigi) Vigneswaran; Share the good news

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