International Association of Hydrogeologists Australia

IAH NSW Meeting 27 November 2018: Dr Jennifer Stauber, NCGRT Distinguished Lecture Series

Monday 26 November, 2018

IAH NSW is pleased to announce that our next meeting features the 2018 NCGRT Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Dr Jennifer Stauber, Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Land & Water, entitled Groundwater Quality: An Ecotoxicology Perspective.

Dr Stauber is a Chief Research Scientist at the Centre for Environmental Contaminants Research, CSIRO Land and Water in Sydney and a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.  She has over 35 years’ research experience and has written over 350 scientific papers and technical reports in the fields of aquatic ecotoxicology and human toxicology.

Jenny has chaired and served as expert ecotoxicologist on several World Health Organisation review boards, together with the NSW EPA Board and a large number of expert advisory panels to the Australian government on areas as diverse as contaminants, reef water quality, uranium mining, coal seam gas, hazardous waste, chemicals risk assessment and water quality guidelines.  She is a member of Australia’s Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development which advises the Commonwealth Minister on all water-related aspects of coal seam gas.

From 2008 to 2014 Jenny was Deputy Chief and then Acting Chief of CSIRO Land and Water. From 2006-2008 she was a Visiting Professor in the Department of Biology and Chemistry at City University, Hong Kong. In 2006 she was a joint winner of Australia’s Eureka Prize for Water Research for research into the assessment and regulation of contaminated sediments.

Please click here for the event flyer, and click here for more information on the 2018 NCGRT Distinguished Lecture Series.

Venue: WSP office Level 27, 680 George Street, Sydney

Time: 5.30 pm for a 6.00 pm start

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