The Centre for Freshwater and Environmental Studies (CFES) is an active and vibrant research centre within the School of Health and Science in DkIT. The CFES engages in inter- and multi-disciplinary research that investigates environmental issues and evaluates effective solutions. The centre is currently involved in a number of large-scale projects that are addressing complex cross-disciplinary issues that have a regional, national, and international focus. Its facilities include a state of the art laboratory and an array of field equipment.
The CFES evolved from the Centre for Freshwater Studies, which was founded in 2005. The first major project undertaken by the centre, the National Source Protection Pilot Project (2005-2010), also commenced in that year. That project explored options for water source protection in the rural Gro
There are eight principle researchers in the CFES. The director is Prof.
This page gives links to media items featuring staff from the Centre for Freshwater and Environmental Studies.