Engagement & Communication

Engagement & Communication

  • Writer and public speaker.
  • STEM Ambassador.
  • Lecturer.
  • Visitor guide to natural and historic sites.
  • Social media and blogs.
  • Contributor to Nation Cymru – a news service by the people of Wales, for the people of Wales.
  • Press releases.
  • Book and exhibition reviews.
  • Commissioned articles in narrative non-fiction.
  • Creative writing.
  • Scientific reports and publications.
  • Newsletter development.
  • Workshop development and reports.
  • Independent chair.
  • Access to UK specialist conservation and environmental network.


Twitter: @c_duigan

Duigan, Catherine (2023). Letter from South Stack. Nation Cymru. 

Duigan, Catherine (2023). Infinite beauty, Infinite destruction, Infinite consequences: rivers and mining around Aberystwyth. Nation Cymru. 

Duigan, C. & S. Whyman (2022).  Eleanor Vachell – Botanist and Civic Leader in Wales. Natur Cymru – Nature of Wales No. 66, 36-39. 

Duigan, C. (2022).  Book Review: Rivers of Wales by Jim Perrrin.  New Welsh Review – Wales’ foremost literary magazine. 

Duigan, C.  (2022).  Scientist renamed by war.  International Women’s Day. #BreakTheBias. Women’s Archive Wales. 

Invited by Ulster Wildlife to act as independent chair of webinar discussion panel on nature recovery networks, June 2022.  

Duigan, C. (2022).  Talking to the Birds. Book Review of The Birds of Wales -Adar Cymru.  Published on Medium. 

Duigan, C., S. Ayling, D. Bassett, H.Q.P. Crick & R. Weyl. (2020). Terrestrial Nature Networks in the UK – A Review. JNCC Report No. 659, JNCC, Peterborough. Cited in Nature Positive 2030 – Evidence Report. JNCC, Peterborough.

Contributor to JNCC Nature News: Summer 2021Winter 2020; Summer 2020.

Kathleen Carpenter: the mother of freshwater ecology (2016). The Freshwater Blog: The voice of Aquatic Life.

Waltzing on Water. (2015). Weather Extremes Guest Blog, with S. Davies. 

Currently honorary Professor in Environmental Science, associated with the Department of Geology and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University.

Williams, D. D. & C. Duigan (eds; 2009). The Rivers of Wales – A Natural Resource of International and Historical Significance. Backhuys/Margraf.

Honorary Lecturer (2011-2020), Bangor University: Lecturer on the evaluation of the conservation importance of freshwater ecosystems, including annual fieldtrip to Llyn Idwal.   

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