Thanti Octavianti is a doctoral researcher in geography and the environment at the University of Oxford. She investigates the political dynamics arising from a policy to pursue large-scale infrastructure to enhance urban water security, using a seawall megaproject in Jakarta, Indonesia as a case study.
She holds MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management from Oxford University and BEng in environmental engineering from Universitas Indonesia. Prior coming to Oxford, she worked as a consultant in the Ministry of Public Works, Indonesia assessing the local governments' performance in the provision of water services.
Awards and Funding
- 2018, Workshop grant from the British Council Researcher Links to participate in ‘The potential of groundwater in Malaysia's resilient urban future' workshop in Putrajaya, Malaysia.
- 2016, Research grant from Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP)
- 2015 and 2017, Graduate Academic Prize from Trinity College, University of Oxford
- 2015 - 2018, Awardee of the Oxford-Jardine Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship to read a doctoral study at Oxford University
- 2013 - 2014, Awardee of the Jardine Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship to read a master study at Oxford University