Adj. Prof. Margaret Burchett
Adj. Prof. Margaret Burchett has 40 years experience as a plant scientist, with special research expertise in the use of plants, both outdoors and indoors, as indicators and remediators of pollution, in air, soil or water. Margaret is now an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Science at UTS. For the last 15 years she has led the Plants and Indoor Environmental Quality group, researching the benefits of indoor plants to building occupants. She sees collaboration with the industry as a vital part of keeping the research not only scientifically interesting but also of relevance to the industry and to community health. She is also a member of the UTS interfaculty Centre for Environmental Sustainability & in 2009 was Chairperson.