• BSc, Honours, Molecular Ecology, Flinders University, SA,
  • BSc, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Flinders University, SA,
"Believe you can, and you're halfway there" - Theodore Roosevelt.

Natalie Newman

Environmental Scientist
  • BSc, Honours, Molecular Ecology, Flinders University, SA,
  • BSc, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Flinders University, SA,
"Believe you can, and you're halfway there" - Theodore Roosevelt.

Natalie is an Environmental Scientist with experience working with soil and sand samples, sample collection and preparation, soil physicochemical analysis, DNA extraction and analysis, on-site vegetation diversity surveys.

Natalie grew up in the Adelaide hills which sparked a passion for environmental restoration and rehabilitation. She is inquisitive and dedicated with an interest in working across different disciplines and industries to generate ideas for a more sustainable future. She enjoys collaborating on projects and has experience in communicating research to public audiences.

After graduating with a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Flinders University, Natalie pursued an Honours degree investigating the bacterial communities of soil and sand in childcare centers with a focus on potential links to human health. Natalie also examined the diversity and quality of vegetation surrounding childcare centers, through which she developed strong data analysis and reporting skills.

Key Expertise

  • R studio
  • Python
  • QIIME2
  • MG-RAST
  • MEGA-X
  • ClustalX2