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 (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 earth sciences and physics, Ribot has also covered advances in biomedicine and social sciences, as well as news on local politics. Since June 2020, she works as a Communication, Scientific Culture and Institutional Relations Officer at the Institutional Representation of the CSIC in the Balearic Islands (Spain). In addition, she currently combines her position at the Institutional Representation of the CSIC with working as a freelance science editor. 

Prior to that, she has worked at 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.

Biography

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 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 (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. 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. 

You can find examples of her work posted on her portfolio. Furthermore, she is also on Twitter as @lluciaribot.