Llúcia Ribot (b. Mallorca, Spain, 1989) is a science journalist, an avid reader, curious and resourceful professional. She holds a BS degree in Science Communication (UCM) and a MS in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication (UPF), as well as a MS in International Affairs, Security and Development (UAB).
Mainly reporting on marine sciences, Ribot has also covered advances in biomedicine and social sciences, as well as news on local politics. Since November 2020, she works as an RRI, Communication and Science Literacy Officer at the Balearic Islands Coastal Ocean Observing and Forecasting System (ICTS SOCIB) in Palma, Spain.
Prior to that, she has worked at the Institutional Representation of the CSIC in the Balearic Islands, the UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change ESCI-UPF, 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.
After completing a MS in International Affairs, Security and Development (UAB) in 2014, she joined the European Commission Representation in Barcelona as a Press Assistant before moving on to becoming a Marketing Assistant at Lavinia Interactiva. Meanwhile, 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 (2015).
In 2016, she became an editor at Takuvik. Then, she decided to specialize in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication by completing a 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 as a Science Journalist. After that, in 2020 he began to work as a Communication, Scientific Culture and Institutional Relations Officer at the Institutional Representation of the CSIC in the Balearic Islands before joining the ICTS SOCIB as an RRI, Communication and Science Literacy Officer. Now she combines her two passions by writing about science and designing and implementing communication strategies and initiatives to provide information on and generate interest in science.
Through her work, she focuses on creating opportunities that support public engagement with science through Media, Corporate Communication, Web and Social Media, as well as Public Engagement and Science Education (PESE) initiatives.