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Gemma Simón i Mas

Estudiante de doctorado, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Gemma Simón i Mas is a PhD student at the Institute for Environmental Science and Technology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) and a founding member of City Lab Barcelona. Her research is on urban cycling among children and youth and in particular their perceptions and experiences. As an urban cycling activist, she has led workshops and training events on cycling issues, and taken a leadership role as president for ConBici, a national cycling group in Spain. She has worked as a cycling instructor with the method 1Bici+ developed by Factoría de Ciclistas and has worked at the cycling cooperative Biciclot (2018-2021). She has also worked with the Urban Ecology Agency of the City of Barcelona on the implementation of the Superblocks (Superilles) program. Her undergraduate degree is in Environmental Science from the University of Valencia and she holds a Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental, Economic, and Social Sustainability from ICTA-UAB.


  • –present
    Estudiante de doctorado, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


  • 2018 
    Universitat de València, Ciencias Ambientales