Joe Duggan

PhD Student

Joe is a program manager, researcher and science communicator. He has worked with communities and organisations to codevelop engaging science communication content and build capacity in STEM engagement. His research focusses on cross cultural communication and Sense of Place. Joe is also the creator and co-ordinator of ‘Is This How You Feel?’ A project designed to engage the general public with the human side of climate change.

J. Duggan, C. Cvitanovic, and I. van Putten. 2023. Measuring sense of place in social-ecological systems: a review of literature and future research needs, Ecosystems and People, 19:1, doing: 10.1080/26395916.2022.2162968

Shellock, R. J., C. Cvitanovic, N. Badullovich, D. Catto, J.A. DelBene, J. Duggan, D.B. Karcher, A. Ostwald, and P. Tuohy. 2022. Crossing disciplinary boundaries: motivations, challenges, and enablers for early career marine researchers moving from natural to social sciences. ICES Journal of Marine Science fsac218. doi:

J Duggan, N.R. Haddaway, and N. Badullovich. 2021. Climate emotions: it is ok to feel the way you do. The Lancet Planetary Health (12), E854-E855, DOI: 10.1016/S2542-5196(21)00318-1

J Duggan and E. Sokini. 2021. Considerations for early career conservation researchers seeking to engage across communities and cultures. Pacific Conserv Biol 869–870. DOI: 10.1071/pc21032


Popular writing / opinion pieces

Duggan, J. Three steps to beat Climate Change. Is This How You Feel? 1 September 2017.

Duggan, J. Climate Change – How do you Feel?. Ted X Talks, 30 March 2017.

Duggan, J. Could an old-fashioned technology – like hand-written letters – help to solve one of the most difficult public health communications challenges of the modern era?,Crikey, 5 Febuary 2015.