Dr Catherine Dillon, Honorary Research Associate, UCL Qatar
Dr Catherine Dillon has a background in research psychology, gaining her first degree at University College London (UCL) and her PhD at Goldsmiths College (University of London). She went on to work on strategic and service-user research in the public and third sectors.
Dr Dillon became interested in heritage after conducting a research project for the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council concerning the social outcomes of a museum funding programme. She then worked at the Centre (now Institute) for Sustainable Heritage at UCL on two AHRC/ESRC Science and Heritage Programme projects: Collections Demography and then Mind the Gap.