Dr Naomi Rea of CDU's School of Australian Indigenous Knowledge Systems has been successful in her application to Power and Water to undertake a study on the impact of regulation on tropical rivers.
Dr Naomi Rea of Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) School of Australian Indigenous Knowledge Systems has been successful in her application to Power and Water to undertake a study on the impact of regulation on tropical rivers.
As part of her application success, Dr Rea now has on offer an $8,000 grant for an honors scholarship student. The scholarship announcement was part of the annual Power and Water Environmental Excellence Awards ceremony at Parliament House in late June.
The comprehensive research study, involving the successful scholarship student, will include a biophysical comparison of Darwin River and the Blackmore River.
Dr Rea, lecturer in resource management, said the grant represented a great opportunity for an honors students at CDU.
“The grant allows a deserving honors student to undertake applied research with the view to understanding environmental flow requirements of tropical streams,” she said.
Power and Water managing director Kim Wood said: “This year the awards received a record number of entries, which reflects the community’s attitude towards helping our environment.”
Power and Water Environmental Excellence Awards recognise outstanding achievement in environmental excellence throughout the Northern Territory across five categories.
Interested students can apply for the honors scholarship grant by contacting Dr Rea at: firstname.lastname@example.org