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Maria del Mar Quiroga

Research Data Specialist, The University of Melbourne

Mar is a Research Data Specialist at the Melbourne Data Analytics Platform, The University of Melbourne, where she works with researchers across all domains to bring the benefits of data-intensive methods to their fields. Previously she optimised the allocation of medical diagnostic equipment for the World Bank using a mathematical model and helped evaluate Melbourne’s Medically Supervised Injecting Room for the Victorian Government using data from interviews, Medicare, and other government sources.

Mar holds a BSc/MSc in Mathematics from the University of Cordoba, Argentina, and a PhD in computational and experimental neuroscience from Rutgers University, USA.


  • 2019–present
    Research Data Specialist, The University of Melbourne


  • 2015 
    Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, PhD in Behavioural and Neural Science
  • 2009 
    Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina, Licenciatura en Matematica