Warm reception for ICE WaRM event at Melbourne Campus
Published on 10 October, 2012
CQUniversity's involvement with the International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) was recognised recently as our Melbourne Campus hosted a two-day training course.
The course on 'Hydraulics and Hydrology for Non-Engineers' attracted around 30 attendees from all states of Australia and the ACT.
CQUniversity is a shareholder member of ICE WaRM. It contributes a Board of Studies Chair, Dr Judith Wake, along with academics who teach into the Masters program and short courses.
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Participants in the course hosted at CQUniversity Melbourne were treated to a real feast of ideas, through the wealth of experience of the presenters - Dr Ian Cordery (Visiting Fellow in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNSW), Trevor Jacobs (consultant and former senior director operations for Murray Darling Basin Authority) and Charles Lawrence (Uni of Melbourne) - and with extensive interaction and examples throughout the course.
ICE WaRM is an Australian Government initiative implemented by a national consortium of shareholders, supporters and associates.
Partnership is a key feature of the Centre, which recognises that the pursuit of excellence in the increasingly important water resources management sector must be a collaborative task.
ICE WaRM shareholders, supporters and associates include Australia's leading education, training and research centres.