Young researchers of INQUIRE

Maria Alejandra Rubio

Positon: PhD student

Partner institute: Jozef Stefan Institute (JSI)

Work package(s): WP7

Role in INQUIRE: Facilitating the public communication and dissemination of INQUIRE outputs. 

Research focus: Evaluation of the impact of citizen science approaches in the planning and implementation of interventions aimed at improving quality of life in urban environments.

What got me interested in research in the first place: I respect the power of scientific research to drive positive change and establish a social paradigm based on collaboration. I want to contribute in the generation of evidence that informs decision-making processes leading to improve indoor air quality.

My favourite thing about being a researcher: I love being part of interdisciplinary research, with a dedicated focus on promoting health equity and planetary well-being. 

Hobbies: climbing, practicing yoga, and dancing