CIBR Students


Dharini Paramashivam is a PhD student at Lincoln University working on reducing nitrogen leaching in biosolid amended soil.

Salome' Seyedalikhani is a PhD student at Lincoln University investigating the effect of biowaste addition on the quality and quantity of essential oil produced in low-fertility soils.
Morkel Zaayman is a PhD student at the University of Canterbury investigating the removal of emerging organic contaminants (EOCs) from wastewater using constructed wetlands and carbonaceous bioreactors.
Amanda Inglis is a PhD Student with the University of Canterbury, working with Dr Louise Weaver at ESR. Her project looks at the role of enzymes in waste stabilisation ponds and their ability to inactivate viruses. 
Minakshi Mishra is an International Ph.D. student at Lincoln University. She is currently working on enhancing pathogen die-off in biowaste using NZ native plants, Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) and Kanuka (Kunzea ericoides).
Maria Charry recently started a PhD project on the use of copepods to assess the toxicity of estuarine sediments at the University of Auckland (UoA) under the supervision of Louis Tremblay, Vaughan Keesing, Boffa Miskell and Mark Costello (UoA).
Olivier Laroche is a PhD student at Cawthron Institute looking at enhancing biomonitoring through environmental DNA analysis.