• History of science.
  • Women in science.
  • Paleoenvironmental analysis.
  • Natural history.
  • Heritage research.
  • Links to climate change and sustainability.
  • Educator.


For Environment Platform Wales: Resilience in the Welsh Uplands – an artistic perspective (2020).

Catherine is researching the life of Dr. Kathleen Carpenter, a pioneering freshwater ecologist at Aberystwyth University – in association with Anglesey History.

Duigan, C. (2019). Carpenter’s Food Relationships 1925 – The First British Freshwater Food Web. Archives of Natural History, 46(1): 160-163.

Duigan, C.  (2018) Who was….Kathleen Carpenter? The Biologist, 65(3): 22-25.

Advisor to Mary Gillham Archive Project

Weather Extremes Guest Blog: Duigan, C. & S. Davies (2015). Waltzing on Water.

Special Issues: The past, present and future of Llangorse Lake (1999), Part 1 & Part 2, Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

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