Celia López Cañizares
Celia got her Licenciatura (long cycle degree) in Biology at the University of Granada (Spain) in 2015.
Her areas of interest are plant ecology, science promotion and environmental education. She gained experience through different projects in Spain, Estonia and Azores Islands (Portugal). In the Azores, she have been involved in different actions related to Azorean forests ecology, population relationships with local biodiversity and citizen science. In addition, her MSc thesis in Management and Conservation of Nature (University of the Azores) aimed to study the invasive plants of Terceira Island in terms of diversity, distribution and local’s perspectives.
Celia joined the Joint Research Center in 2018 as a trainee and continued as an external consultant. Here, she is working on citizen science and the development of the communication strategy of EASIN.