national centre of excellence in desalination

Research Profile: Professor Wendall Ela

March 18th, 2017

Professor Wendell Ela is researching small-scale, local solutions to the world’s water shortage.

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National innovation centre partners with Murdoch to launch first Australian campus

November 25th, 2015

David Simmons

In an Australian first, Murdoch University’s partnership with the engineering services company Simmons Group will bring new innovation, training and entrepreneurial opportunities to the Rockingham region.

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Up-cycling brings a fashion result that would impress Lady Gaga

May 18th, 2015

Desal membrane and fashion outfit made of membranes small

The Manager of the Desal Discovery Centre at the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia has thought outside-the-square to solve the problem of spent desalination membranes ending up in landfill, with striking results.

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Alarming new climate forecasts show why desal so vital for Australia’s future

June 21st, 2013

New climate forecasts warn of 25 per cent losses for South-West Western Australia, suggesting desalination is vital.

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Research reaches $39m during Australia’s ‘desal decade’

November 19th, 2012

Investment in Australia’s desalination research has reached $39 million in three years, building on the country’s $12 billion investment in six major desal plants between 2004-2013.

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Desal offers best water and food security insurance, says expert

March 22nd, 2012

Desalination offers drying Australia the best water and food security insurance for the drier, more heavily populated decades ahead, according to one of the country's leading water experts.

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Discover desal at Murdoch's Rockingham campus

February 10th, 2012

The National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia (NCEDA) at Murdoch University’s Rockingham campus will open its doors to the public for the first time on Saturday, February 25.

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Top science students learn about desalination

January 23rd, 2012

Twenty-eight of Australia's top Year 12 science students have visited the new Desal Discovery Centre at Murdoch University’s Rockingham campus to learn about desalination.

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Honorary Professorship for desalination expert

September 5th, 2011

Murdoch University has presented David Furukawa, Chief Scientific Officer of the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia, with an Honorary Professorship.

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Desal Discovery Centre to open

June 2nd, 2011

Australia’s first Desal Discovery Centre will be unveiled in September – showcasing water security and desalination science to school groups, policymakers, industry and the general public.

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