Drag. Francyne Elijah-Piera

Conference title:
"Researcher and Youtuber: how to bring Antarctica to networks "


Francyne Elías-Piera, she is a biologist, Doctor in Environmental Science – Biological Oceanography by the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain). After your doctorate, started a postdoctoral research at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). He has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Korea Polar Research Institute (COVER), Come in 2017 Y 2019, leading the research line of the benthic food chain in the CHAMP project 2050. He has participated in the Brazilian Antarctic Expeditions on three occasions and in the Korean Antarctic Expeditions on two occasions. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of São Paulo (Brazil). On 2019, creó “Ice in Baggage” (Ice in luggage), a channel on YouTube and Instagram to teach about the importance of Antarctica and the oceans and to encourage girls to be scientists. His research interests are distribution, ecology and trophic ecology of Antarctic benthic communities, biodiversity of benthic animals and Education and Dissemination.

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