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Dr Chavon Walters

CSIR senior researcher

Walters’ key competencies are in environmental chemistry, ecotoxicology, aquatic toxicology and water quality monitoring and evaluation.

Full Profile

Walters holds a PhD in medical biosciences from the University of the Western Cape. Her area of interest lies in environmental chemistry of emerging contaminants (particularly mercury and nanoparticles), the determination and understanding of the complex cycling trace of metals in the environment, and the ecotoxicity of metal nanoparticles.

Expertise: Ecotoxicology; Aquatic toxicology; Water quality

Academic qualifications: 
  • BTech (Oceanography), Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2007
  • MSc (Environmental Sciences), University of the Western Cape, 2010
  • PhD (Medical Biosciences), University of the Western Cape, 2016

Contact Person

Dr Chavon Walters

cwalters@csir.co.za