Neha Acharya-Patel

Neha Acharya-Patel

Beyond all things is the Sea – Seneca

Dedicated Marine Conservationist & Scientist

Hi, I’m Neha Acharya-Patel, a passionate marine conservationist, scientist, and professional diver. Currently, I’m conducting research to develop molecular tools for assessing the ecological health of ocean systems.

Current & Past Research

Explore my current research projects, including the fascinating field of environmental DNA (eDNA). Learn how eDNA can be used for biomonitoring and applied conservation across species and ecosystems. 


Peruse a selection of my publications and presentations, including peer-reviewed research articles showcasing my contributions to the Ocean sciences. Stay updated on my future presentations, publications, and media engagements.

Dive Services

From delivering commercial and private services to offering tailored courses and certifications, I am equipped to meet your unique requirements. Whether it’s conducting photo and video surveys, mapping habitats, performing hull inspections, or providing personalized diving instruction, I have you covered.

Photos used on this website are by Neha Acharya-Patel and photos of Neha have been donated by Andrew McCurdy.