Population geography, socio-demographic change, marine social science, coastal communities, international migration, inequalities, sustainable development, demographic sustainability, community action.
June 2020-Present: Lecturer in Human Geography, School of GeoSciences, university of Aberdeen
August 2019 – June 2020: Lecturer in Sustainable Development (education focussed), School of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews
October 2014 to March 2019: PhD in Sustainable development (Science), School of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews
March 2016 to January 2017: ESRC CASE funding Internship – marine social scientist at Marine Scotland, Scottish government
Active research projects:
RSE-MoST Joint Project – Socio-demographic determinants of perceived risk of climate change by coastal communities and stakeholders in Taiwan and Scotland: A planning perspective
ERASMUS + Project – Ecovillage Transition in Action
McCollum, D, Duffy, P & Barke, C, International students in Scotland, Brexit and beyond, 2019, Website, Blog, Social Media, UK in a Changing Europe, Online. <>
[ONLINE] DOI: HTTPS://UKANDEU.AC.UK/INTERNATIONAL-STUDENTS-IN-SCOTLAND-BREXIT-AND-BEYOND/
Duffy, P & Stojanovic, T 2018, ‘The potential for Assemblage thinking in population geography: assembling population, space and place’, Population, Space and Place , vol. 24, no. 3, e2097.
[ONLINE] DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1002/PSP.2097