Meet Llúcia Ribot

Llúcia Ribot (b. Mallorca, Spain, 1989) is a science journalist, voracious reader, curious and resourceful professional. She holds a BS degree in Science Communication and a MS in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication, as well as a MS in International Affairs, Security and Development.

Mainly reporting on science and environment, Ribot has also covered news on Local Politics, advances in biomedicine, and social sciences. Since November 2017 she works as Science Journalist at the UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change ESCI-UPF. Currently, she combines her work at ESCI-UPF with freelance science editing work in the Balearic Islands Coastal Ocean Observing and Forecasting System: ICTS SOCIB.

Prior to that, she has worked at the IRB Barcelona, the Lavinia Interactiva Communications Agency, the Takuvik joint UL/CNRS Laboratory, and the Consorci Sanitari Integral (CSI)- a Public Health Consortium, among others.

Biography

After completing a MS in International Affairs, Security and Development (UAB) in 2014, she joined the European Commission Representation in Barcelona as a trainee Press Assistant before moving on to becoming a Marketing Assistant at Lavinia InteractivaMeanwhile, she fell in love with science and co-founded Super Science Me, an outreach blog. She later joined the Consorci Sanitari Integral (CSI) as a Communications Officer.

She became editor in 2016 at Takuvik. After that, she decided to specialize in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication by completing MS at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in 2017 and began working for the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) as a Communications Officer before joining the UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change ESCI-UPF. Now she combines her two passions by writing about science.

As a science journalist at the UNESCO Chair ESCI-UPF, she is responsible for designing and implementing communication strategies to provide information on and generate interest in science. She focuses on creating opportunities that support public interaction through Media, Corporate Communication, Web and Social Media.

In addition to her blog, you can find examples of her work posted on her portfolio. She is also on Twitter, as @lluciaribot.