Deborah Ballantine 

7. Deborah Ballantine

Team manager, applied science   

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I’m an environmental scientist turned educator. I love travelling and baking bread. 



  • BSc Environmental Science
  • PhD Physical Geography 

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Industry experience, affiliations, and achievements

Research activity

Environmental scientist with experience in freshwater (rivers, lakes, wetlands) management. 

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What do you enjoy about teaching/your job?

I get great satisfaction from knowing I’m helping people to get the skills they need to change their lives. 

What do you love about your area?

I love seeing our students succeed and grow in science. 

Tell us about your experience in the industry

Being an environmental scientist in New Zealand was fantastic. I loved travelling all over the country to find solutions for water pollution. 

What keeps you busy outside of Media Arts?

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