2005 - PGCert Biological Recording (Collection & Management), University of Birmingham
1974 - BSc (Econ) (Hons) International Politics, University College of Wales
Ms Monaghan spent 20 years working in freshwater research organizations, and was scientific officer for a reference collection of illustrations and taxonomy of terrestrial, brackish and freshwater algae from global locations. She has contributed to published international projects on microbial distribution, and has a particular interest in Linnaean botanical (particularly phycological) taxonomy. Ms Monaghan has extensive editing experience, principally with topics in the biological sciences, including phycology, international water management, agriculture and forestry, as well as international development and corporate social responsibility. She joined Edanz Group as an editor in 2011.