Dr Pia Benaud

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Griffith University, Australia

BSc (Hons) Griffith School of Environment Honours Program

Year-long, supervised research project within an academic and industry setting.


Griffith University, Australia

BSc (Environment) majoring in Natural Resource Science, with year abroad at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom.


Professional/research experience

October 2011 - July 2013:

University of Exeter, United Kingdom

Research Technician role providing support to Prof. Richard Brazier and team, working on the following research projects: Understanding the impacts of moorland restoration on water quality in Nutscale Reservoir, Exmoor Mires Project, and Dartmoor Mires Project.

September 2011 - December 2011:

University of Exeter, United Kingdom

Research Intern role providing support to Miriam Glendell.

December 2010 - February 2011:

Griffith University, Australia

Research Assistant role through a project-funded contract to quantify changes in vegetation performance and soil properties within landfill phytocovers, across a number of sites for A-ACAP.

December 2009 - January 2010:

Environmental Futures Centre, Griffith University, Australia

Summer Studentship carrying out research activities under the supervision of EFC members.

November 2007 - December 2007:

Golder Associates, Indonesia

Research Assistant role assisting with an environmental baseline study, for a summer placement.

January 2005 - February 2006:

Virgil Power and Co Lawyers

Junior Legal Secretary role


CV: Membership of Professional Bodies/Professional Qualifications


European Geophysical Union


British Society of Soil Science


British Society for Geomorphology


British Hydrological Society