Divina Navarro

Dr Divina Navarro

Affiliate Lecturer

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

Faculty of Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.

I am a Research Scientist with the Contaminant Biogeochemistry and Environmental Toxicology Group at CSIRO Land and Water. I am an Affiliate Lecturer at the School of Agriculture, Food, and Wine at the University of Adelaide.

My background is in Environmental and Analytical Chemistry.

Over-all, my research interests are in the fate and behaviour of emerging contaminants, environmental remediation, and application of multiple spectroscopy techniques (MIR, Vis-NIR, and LIBS) for soil analysis.

For more information about what I do. please visit: https://envichemistry.wordpress.com

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2015 - 2018 Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2015 Research Scientist CSIRO
    2003 - 2006 Instructor University of the Philippines
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2006 - 2011 The State University of New York University at Buffalo USA PhD Chemistry
    1999 - 2003 University of the Philippines Los Baños, Los Baños Philippines BS Chemistry
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    Postdoctoral Fellow Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Canberra Australia
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    Licensed Chemist Republic of the Philippines Professional Regulation Commission Philippine
  • Research Interests

Teaching interests: Environmental Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and General Chemistry.

  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2016 - 2020 External Supervisor Fate and Bioavailability of Per- and Poly-Fluorinated Substances (PFASs) in Soils Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Emma Rae Knight
    2013 - 2015 External Supervisor Behaviour of silver and silver sulfide nanoparticles in the environment:
    Effects on wastewater treatment processes and soil organisms
    Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Casey Louise Doolette
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2015 - ongoing Member Australian Soil Science Society Australia
    2015 - ongoing Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry - Nanotechnology Advisory Group
    2007 - ongoing Member American Chemical Society
  • Position: Affiliate Lecturer
  • Phone: 83138587
  • Email: divina.navarro@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: Waite
  • Building: Prescott (CSIRO)
  • Org Unit: School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

Connect With Me
External Profiles

Other Links