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Dr Jenny Stauber

Chief Research Scientist

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Dr Stauber is Chief Research Scientist and formerly Deputy Chief of the CSIRO Division of Land and Water, based in Sydney. She has over 30 years’ research experience in the fields of aquatic ecotoxicology and human toxicology, and has written over 300 scientific and technical publications relating to the bioavailability and toxicity of contaminants in aquatic systems. Jenny has chaired and served on several World Health Organisation review boards, together with the NSW EPA Board and a large number of advisory panels to the Australian government on areas as diverse as ecotoxicology, contaminants, uranium mining, hazardous waste, acid sulphate soils, chemicals risk assessment and water quality guidelines. In 2014, Jenny was appointed to the Australian Government's Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development. In 2015 Jenny was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) and as a SETAC Fellow in 2016.

Professional Experiences

  • Nov 2008-June 2014

    Deputy Chief, CSIRO Land and Water

  • 2006-2008

    Stream Leader of the Aquatic Contaminants research stream within Centre for Environmental Contaminants Research Theme

  • 2006-2008

    Group Leader of the Aquatic Chemistry and Toxicology research group in Environmental Biogeochemistry program (CLW)

  • July 2012-June 2013

    Acting Chief
    CSIRO Land and Water

Achievements and Awards

  • 2008-2008

    Awarded the 2008-09 Bede Morris Fellowship

  • 2006-2006

    Land & Water Australia Eureka Prize for Water Research for research into the assessment and regulation of contaminated sediments

  • 2006-2006

    CSIRO Medal for Research Achievement. For research advancing the assessment and regulation of contaminants in aquatic sediments

  • 2005-2005

    12th International Symposium on Aquatic Toxicity Assessment, Skiathos, Greece- Best Oral Presentation Award

  • 1999-1999

    Guy Parker Award for best paper published in the journal "Water"

  • 1999 -1999

    Michael Flynn Award for Best Paper at the Australian Water and Wastewater Association (AWWA) Federal Convention

  • 1991 -1991

    International Union of Biochemistry Travel Fellowship

  • 1989-1989

    Lucas Heights Scientific Society Award (with Mark Florence),



We have publications by Dr Jenny Stauber
For more publications, please see Researcher ID: G-8418-2011