Technology Developmentwe take great new ideas and develop them into life changing technology for the hardest to reach.
We work with some of the most creative minds in engineering and combine that with a passion for
Our dedicated innovation pipeline fosters new solutions for safe sanitation, water, energy, and shelter, and puts the needs of the community first. From student ideation through EWB Challenge and EWB Design Summits, to further investigation and testing with EWB Research, and EWB Field Placements, we take great new ideas and develop them into
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It’s not all calculations and writing reports when you’re an engineer. Sometimes you’re abseiling from some of the tallest buildings in Melbourne’s CBD. Or at least that’s what a ‘day in the office’ can look like for façade engineer, Hannah Jury.
EWB’s engineering skills and in-country presence in Timor-Leste has been utilised to support an important nation-building project.
A soon-to-be-published PhD thesis takes learnings from EWB’s Sanitation in Challenging Environment program to investigate the interlocking and compounding complexities that create inequalities in water and sanitation access for communities in challenging contexts.
Volunteers are so important to EWB’s work. They dedicate time and effort to ensure the inclusion of those often left behind, drive climate action and advance the Sustainable Development Goals. We have volunteers whom support our work in Australia, and volunteers that work with our teams in-country. Kit Kann is one of them.
EWB's recent board elections and AGM have seen some changes to EWB's board. Firstly, we must thank two amazing contributors to EWB who are retiring from the board: Gavin Blakey OAM has served for some eight years on EWB's Board and has been Chair since 2016. Gavin has...
Hosted by event sponsors TNQ Drought Hub and The Cairns Institute at James Cook University’s Nguma-bada campus, the 15th EWB Challenge Showcase heralded the return to in-person showcases since the start of the pandemic. Students, academics, judges, and EWB staff from around Australia were eager to travel to Yirrganydji Country in far north Queensland, which was the site of the project brief for this year’s EWB Challenge.
Harshana, Civil and Water Engineer Volunteering with the EWB Australia in Vanuatu team Harshana is part of EWB's volunteer crew in Vanuatu, and is just one of the hundreds of volunteers across the EWB volunteer network! Volunteers dedicate time and effort to ensure...
Caption: Youth Outreach volunteers convene at the Futur-neers Forum in Melbourne (April 2022). A year of targeted investment in EWB’s volunteer-driven Youth Outreach program placed a strong focus on impact evaluation and shaping the “next era” of outreach at EWB. The...
We celebrate the amazing contribution of our volunteers every day! But United Nations International Volunteer Day, on December 5th each year, is a time to give an immense thanks! Volunteers are so important to EWB's work. They dedicate time and effort to ensure the...
Access to safe and reliable water is a basic human right, and essential for health and quality of life. Yet not all remote First Nations communities can access it. The Engineers Without Borders Australia Engineering on Country (EoC) Water Program aims to ensure First...