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Dr Naomi Boxall

Research Scientist

https://people.csiro.au/B/N/Naomi-Boxall

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PRIVATE BAG 5
WEMBLEY WA 6913 AUSTRALIA

Biography

Dr Naomi Boxall has a PhD in Industrial Biotechnology and BSc (Hons) in Environmental Microbiology. Dr Boxall is a research scientist at CSIRO Land and Water with more than 10 years’ experience in mining, waste treatment and resource recovery from strategic wastes such as electronic, mine and industrial wastes. Her areas of expertise are industrial and environmental biotechnology, waste treatment and resource recovery, along with process design, development and optimisation, and techno-economic assessment. Currently, Dr Boxall is researching innovation for emerging waste streams, practical application of circular economy principles in Australia, and the impact of hazardous chemicals on safe waste reuse.

Other Interests

Crochet, running and learning languages!

Achievements and Awards

  • 2010-2010

    Fresh Science
    Science in Public

  • 2010-2010

    WA Engineering Excellence for Environment Award
    WA Government

  • 2010-2010

    Innovation Award
    Australian Government

  • 2011-2011

    Inaugural AIRG Award
    Australasian Industrial Research Group

  • 2018-2018

    Land and Water Early Career Researcher Award
    CSIRO Land and Water

Academic Qualifications

  • 2015

    Certificate IV in Applied Languages (Spanish)
    Central TAFE

  • 2012

    PhD in Science (Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology)
    UWA

  • 2006

    Bachelor of Science (Hons, Environmental Microbiology)
    UWA

  • 2005

    Bachelor of Science (Majors: Environmental Microbiology, Biochemistry)
    UWA

Professional Experiences

  • 2015-2018

    OCE Postdoctoral Fellow
    CSIRO

  • 2012-2015

    Experimental Scientist
    CSIRO

  • 2011-2012

    Environmental Scientist
    Cardno

  • 2011-2011

    Research Assistant
    Centre for Energy, UWA

  • 2006-2006

    Research Assistant
    CSIRO

  • 2005-2005

    Research Assistant
    CSIRO

Grants

  • 2018-2019

    Cutting Edge Science and Engineering Symposium: Waste innovation towards a circular economy

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2012-2017

    Scientists in Schools

  • 2012-Current

    Laboratory Custodian - BC5.11/BC5.2 and PC2 facility, Floreat, WA