Research activity per year

Personal profile


Blessing Katampe; Environmental Science

The Contribution of Aquaculture to Poverty Alleviation/Food Security Among the Rural Poor in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.


Catherine is a human geographer whose research interests are the geographies of sport and the geographies of international migration.

Catherine received a BSc (hons) Geography from the University of Sheffield (2007-2010).

Catherine moved to Loughborough University to complete an MSc (Distinction) in Globalization, Space and Sport (2010-2011), and a PhD in Human Geography (2011-2015).

Prior to joining the University of Northampton in 2016, Catherine worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate on a number of research projects at Loughborough University and Warwick Business School.  

Research Interests

Catherine's research specialism is the geographies of international migration, with a particular focus on its role in career progression. 

Alongside this, Catherine is a specialist in the geographies of sport. Her PhD research investigated the role of international migration in the careers of English professional crickters. 

Catherine is currently working on a research that explores the inclusivity, accessibility and sustainability of undergraduate fieldtrips in Geography, Earth and Environmental Science. 

During her postdoctoral research Catherine undertook qualitative content analysis of the public enquiry into hydraulic fracturing (fracking) actvity in the North West of England. Catherine also worked on large-scale mixed methods project on the geographies of youth citizenship and the National Citizen Service (NCS). 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, 'Professional cricket migrants ‘going Down Under’: Temporary, skilled, international migration?, Loughborough University

1 Oct 201130 Apr 2015

Master, MSc Globalization, Space & Sport, Loughborough University

1 Oct 201030 Sept 2011

Bachelor, BSc (Hons) Geography

1 Oct 200720 Jul 2010


Dive into the research topics where Catherine Waite is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles