Dr Katherine Dafforn

I am a marine ecologist and science communicator working at the University of New South Wales.  I work with the Subtidal Ecology and Ecotoxicology Lab in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences and am also a member of the Evolution and Ecology Research Centre.  You will find me working in my office or lab at UNSW or from the labs and aquarium at the Sydney Institute of Marine Sciences, where I am involved in the Sydney Harbour Research Program.


2005 BSc Hons. (Marine Biology).

2009 PhD (Marine Ecology).


2008 John Holliday Student Conservation Award.

Shallow moving structures promote marine invader dominance.

2005 University Medal.