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Christina Fraser

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Research Interests

Christina Fraser is a PhD research student at the University of Strathclyde assessing the transboundary aquifers of Malawi and the wider Southern African Development Community. She has a particular interest in developing methodologies and frameworks to assist in transboundary aquifer assessments alongside the validation and conceptualisation of these groundwater bodies through groundwater modelling to assist with policy creation. Her research is aimed towards assisting Malawi and its surrounding countries to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6 through effective groundwater management of their transboundary aquifers. 

Christina has a geological background through her undergraduate degree and extensive field experience both in Scotland and Africa. She has worked with multiple NGO's, governmental departments and worldwide experts within the field of hydrogeology.

Teaching Interests

Alongside completing her PhD, Christina is also a teaching assistant for the MSc Hydrogeology course assisting with course development, marking, field work and tutorial lecturing for both full time and distance learning students. She is currently assisting with the Aquifer Mechanics, Hydrogeology and Global Water Policy modules of the masters degree. 

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, University Of Strathclyde

Bachelor of Science, University of Aberdeen

Keywords

  • Transboundary
  • Groundwater
  • Sustainability
  • Malawi
  • Africa
  • Management
  • IWRM
  • Aquifer
  • Water Policy
  • Water Law
  • Governance
  • SADC

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Research Output 2018 2018

2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Aquifers
aquifer
Southern African Development Community
Water resources
policy development

Activities 2016 2017

  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Oral presentation

Oral Presentation at the World Water Congress 2017

Christina Fraser (Speaker)
29 May 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

CIWEM Water Resources Competition and Networking Event

Christina Fraser (Participant)
30 Nov 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference