ABOUT ME

I am an Astrophysicist working on Science Education and Outreach, based at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, in Tenerife, Spain. In my work, I combine the practice of scientific popularization, via public talks, workshops, courses and development of educational materials, with the research of Astronomy as an innovative tool to bring science closer to society and as a driver for development. I'm particularly interested in the scholar public, that is primary and secondary students and teachers. 

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Cosmology

Non-parametric methods to reconstruct the Expansionists History of the Universe.

2002 - 2008

Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

Masters Degree in Physics

Astronomy as a multidisciplinary resource for Education

Innovative educational tools for science education.

Women in Science

Evaluation of initiatives to encourage girls and young women into pursuing a scientific career and how the example of past and present astronomers empowers them.  

2009 - 2010

Max-Planck Institute of Astrophysics, Germany

Master Thesis in Astrophysics

2010 - 2013

Technical University of Munich, Germany

Phd in Astrophysics

2016 - 2017

Fiocruz Foundation, Brazil

Specialization in Science & Techonology Outreach 

Ethno-Astronomy

Astronomical knowledge of Indigenous & traditional communities.

EDUCATION