Dr Lynne Macdonald

Senior Research Scientist

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Current Roles

  • Group Leader
    Soil Carbon & Nutrient Cyling

  • Research Affiliate
    The University of Adelaide

Academic Qualifications

  • 2002

    PhD Plant & Soil Science, University of Aberdeen, UK

  • 1998

    BSc (Hons) Environmental Microbiology, Macaulay Institute / University of Aberdeen, UK

Professional Experiences

  • 2006-2008

    Post-Doctoral Scientist, Macaulay Institute, Aberdeen, UK. SoilFit: Integration of soil fingerprinting techniques for forensic application (EPSRC).

  • 2004-2006

    Post-Doctoral Scientist, CSIRO Entomology, Glen Osmond , Australia. Management of soil microbial function for improved productivity in intensive cropping systems (GRDC).

  • 2002-2004

    Visiting Fellowship, AAFC, Lethbridge Research Station, Alberta, Canada. Microbiological processes that govern greenhouse gas emissions from prairie agriculture (NSERC).

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2016-2019

    Inclusion & Diversity RP7 Lead

  • 2010-2012

    CSIRO Land & Water Public Seminar Coordinator


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