How do you survive a zombie apocalypse?
They’re poisoning us!
Maths and agriculture: a love story for over 5000 years.
The vilification of plastic.
Food, myths and risk factors.
José Miguel Mulet
Which type of agriculture is more sustainable?
The value of dry terrain: conserving the biodiversity of Almería.
A virus-proof model.
Doctor of Microbiology, Physiology and Genetics from the University of Alicante. Royuela developed his doctoral thesis in the field of molecular virology at the National Center for Microbiology. He was part of the World Health Organization’s Taxonomy and Viral Nomenclature group, for which he developed the current molecular method of assigning new genotypes of the mumps virus.
Currently, he is a science communicator and director of the popular science magazine «Principia» and the children’s version «Principia Kids», winner of the Bitácoras Award for «Best art and culture website» in 2015.
Chemist, biochemist and science communicator. Torregrosa is the author of the book Del mito al laboratorio (Cálamo, 2018), a journey through more than fifty mythological characters and their relationship with science. He’s also co-author of the books Grandes enigmas de la ciencia (Grijalbo, 2014) and Manual de linternas (LyL, 2018).
He’s author of the blog ‘Ese punto azul pálido’ and a collaborator across various media: magazines (Principia), websites (Naukas, Cuaderno de Cultura Científica), print media (La Verdad newspaper), radio (Onda Regional de Murcia, Radio 3, RNE, Cadena SER), television (Trending TVM) and speaker at outreach events (including Naukas Bilbao, Passion for Knowledge, TED and Science Weeks).
He is co-founder and former president of the Murcia Region Scientific Dissemination Association, creator of the ‘Chemistry Carnival’ project (running from 2011 to the present) and coordinator of the monthly course ‘CIeNZA. Dialogues with science’, at the Murcia Regional Library. In 2017 he received the Tesla Prize for his long career in popular science.
Clara Grima has a PhD in Mathematics and is professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics I at the University of Seville. She is a member of the Discrete Mathematics research group and is co-author, along with Alberto Márquez, of the book Computational Geometry on Surfaces (Springer, 2001).
Since 2010, she’s been the author, together with the illustrator Raquel Garcia Ulldemolins, of the blog ‘Mati y sus mateaventuras’, which was awarded the Bitácoras Award for «Best Educational Blog» in 2011, the 20Blogs award for «Best Spanish-speaking blog» in 2012, and the Prisma award for “Best scientific dissemination website” in 2013. This blog was the foundation for the book Hasta el infinito y más allá (Espasa, 2013).
She writes for Jot Down, CienciaXplora and Naukas; she was a contributor to the programme Órbita Laika (TVE) and she’s currently one of the authors of the cultural podcast ‘Los 3 chanchitos’, which was awarded the 2016 Bitácoras Prize for “Best Podcast”. As a science writer and communicator, she has been awarded the 2017 COSCE Award for the Diffusion of Science. Grima is co-author of the book Las matemáticas vigilan tu salud and author of the story ‘El infinito’ from the book Vástagos.
Deborah García Bello
Deborah García Bello is a chemist and science communicator. She researches materials science applied to contemporary art at the Center for Advanced Scientific Research (CICA) at the University of A Coruña.
She works as a scientific and cultural communicator across various media: Televisión Española (“Órbita Laika” and «La hora de la 1”), La Sexta («Más vale tarde”), Televisión de Galicia (“Quen anda aí?” and “Aquelando»), Radio Nacional (author of «Azul Ultramar» on La radio tiene ojos) and Radio Galega (Galicia por diante).
She is the author of the weekly column «Ciencia aparte» in “El Muro de La Sexta”. She’s part of the scientific training and transfer team at the L ’Oréal group laboratories: La Roche Posay and L’ Oréal Paris. She is the author of the books Todo es cuestión de química, Que se le van las vitaminas and No tocar published by Paidós. She has received the Bitácoras, Prisma and Tesla awards, among others.
Doctor of pharmacology, with degrees in both Human Nutrition and Dietetics, and Optics and Optometry, over 12 years ago she moved from pharmacy to scientific and health communication. She teaches the Degree in Nutrition at Isabel I University, and as a science communicator, she participates in different radio, media and television programmes, such as “Órbita Laika” (La 2), «Está pasando” (Telemadrid), “Ya es mediodía” (Telecinco) and “Zapeando” (La Sexta).
She is also the author of the books El jamón de York no existe and El paciente impaciente.
Doctor of Botany and specialist in evolution and systematics. Medina received his doctorate from the Autonomous University of Madrid and did a postdoctorate at the University of Connecticut. He began his career as a professor in the biology department at Augustana College (Illinois, USA). He’s currently professor of botany at the Department of Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution at Complutense University in Madrid. He has ten years of experience in science communication and is especially interested in the exploration and conservation of biodiversity.
José Miguel Mulet
Professor, researcher and head of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Mulet also leads a line of research at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Plant Biology (IBMCP) that’s trying to develop plants that are can withstand drought and cold weather.
He also runs a master’s programme in Molecular and Cellular Plant Biotechnology. As a science communicator he has published the books Natural products, what a scam!, Eating without fear, Medicine without deception, What is eating healthy? and What is healthy life?, as well as written numerous informative online articles and given both national and international lectures.
Doctor of Economics, professor of Global Economics and Finance, Chief Economist of Tressis Gestión SGIIC and manager of investment funds. Lacalle also holds the international financial analyst title CIIA (Certified International Investment Analyst), has a master’s degree in Economic Research (UCV) and a postgraduate degree (PDD) from IESE (University of Navarra). His career in investment and portfolio management began in the United States and continued in London (at Citadel and Ecofin Limited) spanning equities, bonds, venture capital and commodities. He is the author of several bestsellers and a regular contributor to Spanish and foreign media.