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EWB Challenge Awards


2019 - WaterAid Timor Leste

ARUP EWB Challenge Showcase Award: University of Queensland, 'The Bamboo Revolver' water treatment system

DELWP Equity & Inclusion Award: University of Technology Sydney, Menstrual Hygiene Management Solutions

WaterAid Community Partner Award: Charles Darwin University, Whirligig Dryer and Personalised Store and Wash Container

People's Choice Award: Charles Sturt University, the SunSloth System

WEC Sustainability Awards:

University of Melbourne, 'Seeds for the Future'

Curtin University, 'Menstrual Wash Kits' a solution for menstrual management

See photos and read more about the 2019 Showcase, hosted at the World Engineers Convention in Melbourne


2018 - Cambodian Rural Development Team (CRDT)

EWB Challenge Showcase Award: Curtin University, A small-scale road maintenance solution to the problem of road deterioration

CRDT Community Partner Award: Federation University, Aquaponics

Industry Reviewers Award: University of Sydney, Sustainable and Accessible Water Purification

People's Choice Awards:

University of Melbourne, 'The Meal Garden'

Swinburne University, 'Mind Your Own Beeznest'

University of Queensland: 'Purity Pail' water treatment


2017 - Live & Learn Vanuatu

EWB Challenge Showcase Award: University of Sydney, 'Cosmic Ice' nightsky radiative refrigeration

Live & Learn Community Partner Award: University of the Sunshine Coast, 'Water Filtration Polytank'

Podesta Family Enterprise Innovation Award: University of Canterbury, Effective and Efficient Copra Production

People's Choice Awards:

Central Queensland University, A village-wide electricity generation and supply solution

University of Sydney, 'Cosmic Ice' nightsky radiative refridgeration


2016 - UNHCR Zambia

EWB Challenge Team Award: Charles Sturt University, Creating a Composting Solution

BHP Billiton Sustainable Design and Community Engagement Award: University of Melbourne, 'H.E.R.' Health, Empowerment, and Respect for the Women of Mayukwayukwa

People's Choice Award: University of Melbourne, 'H.E.R.'


2015 - Reignite Action for Development, Cameroon

EWB Challenge Team Award: University of Technology Sydney, 'Closing the Sanitation Gap' a sustainable solution for Bambui

BHP Billiton Sustainable Design and Community Engagement Award: Flinders University, 'WonderWaste'

People's Choice Award: Massey University, Organic Ash Soap


2014 - Nepal Water for Health (NEWAH)

EWB Challenge Team Award: Massey University, Affordable Cookstove for Sandikhola

BHP Billiton Sustainable Design and Community Engagement Award: University of Melbourne, 'The TOM Box' and education facilitation scheme


2013 - Plan Timor-Leste

EWB Challenge Team Award: University of Western Australia, Mosquito Trap

BHP Billiton Sustainable Design and Community Engagement Award: Southern Cross University, Water Filtration in Timor-Leste