Antonio G. Valdecasas

Senior Researcher in Biodiversity at the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas

My scientific activity has been carried out in the speciality of Biodiversity: Taxonomy and Systematics in the clade Hydrachnidia (water mites), with the development of Computer Taxonomic Tools and contributing to Taxonomic Theory. Simultaneously, I have reconcilied the research activity with science dissemination through newspapers (e.g. the Spanish El País, 20 Minutes and others), museum exhibitions (e.g. Excreta, Naming Species and others), and theoretical articles on science dissemination and science literacy to a lay public.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Researcher in Biodiversity at the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas