Saliza is from Malaysia and carryed out a MSc by research at the Field Station in 2017 year. Her research focused on the responses of harbour porpoises to the constuction of an offshore windfarm in the Moray Firth. She monitored the changes in the occurrence of harbour porpoises in the windfarm site and a control area using passive acoustic monitoring. She also be assisted our research team investigating the responses of other marine mammals.
Saliza graduated from James Cook University, Australia with an undergraduate degree in Marine Science. She also volunteered in multiple organisations in the past such as the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit (MUCRU) and MareCet.
She aims to assist with the research and conservation program of the dolphin populations in her home country after she graduates.