Phone: (+679) 323 1856 /(+679) 922 7253
Kimberly is a Teaching Assistant in the Marine Studies division. She holds a PADI Open Water Divers Certificate and has over five years of field experience in fish data collection, reef and seagrass surveying, as well as aquarium based research.
Educational Background/ Qualifications:
Master of Science (Marine Science), The University of the South Pacific
Post Graduate Diploma (Marine Science), The University of the South Pacific
Bachelor of Science (Marine Science), The University of the South Pacific
Kimberly has recently completed her Master of Science (Marine Science) degree at USP which focused on the Aquaculture potential of an endemic Fijian fish species.
Aquaculture and Fish Biology
20th East-West Center International Graduate Student Conference Student Conference on Conservation Science, New York, USA.
Publications & Presentations:
Dutra, L., Balawa, A., Tanoada, M., Levu, A., Ferreira, M., Brown, K., Chand, N., Lovo, S., Lavaki, K., Naboutuiloma, G., Samson, K., Varea, R., Thompson, J., Sporne, I., Cansiso, D., Motson, M., van Putten, I., Tawake, A., Sokowaqanilotu, E., and Hills, J. 2017. A collaborative approach to integrate science into traditional management of coral reefs in Navakavu, Fiji. Presented at the 10th Indo‐Pacific Fish Conference (2‐6 October 2017), Tahiti, French Polynesia.