My name is Sandra and I am PhD on Experimental Sciences and Sustainability (Geography) with international mention and Suma Cum Laude (2014), and Extraordinary PhD Environment Award (2015), by the Universitat de Girona. MsC (Hons) on Environment by the UdG (2008-2009). Degree (Hons) in Geography by the UdG (2003-2008). Predoctoral Researcher at Universitat de Girona (Geography Department, Environment and Geographic Information Technologies, BE UdG 2009 fellowship, 2009-2013). Visiting researcher at the Laboratory Société Environnement et Territoire (ISRAM, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour), and at the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences – Production, Landscape and Agroenergy (Universitá degli Studi di Milano).
I was member of the EUWATHER research project team (coordinated by the Università Ca’Foscari Venezia, ERA-NET + action JPI Cultural Heritage, 2015-2017) and also member of the IRRIGEU project team (MINECO grant, Ref: EUIN2013-A-50901, and INIA grant, Ref: AC2014-0028-00-00). From January 2017, I am postdoctoral researcher in the Interuniversity Institute of Geography and the Water and Territory research group at the University of Alicante (Juan de la Cierva 2015 Research Fellow. Ref: FJCI-2015-24346), developing the SIMAGO research project (Engaging Stakeholders for improving multi-functional Irrigation systems Management and Governance) and the ADAPTIRRA research project (Adapting to climate change through irrigators engagement: Perception, barriers and strategies in Alicante, Spain). From February 2017, I am also member of the PLUVIRESMED research project (Use of non conventional water resources and adaptation to droughts in Mediterranean coastal areas), coordinated by the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the University of Alicante as partner (CICYT 2015, Ref: CSO2015-65182-C2-1-P).
I published some chapter books about ecosystem services and irrigation multifunctionality (Partridge Publishing, Nova Science Publishers, Éditions Quae) and papers in JCR and SJR indexed journals like Land Use Policy, Journal of Rural Studies, The Professional Geographer, Natural Resources Forum, Utilities Policy, International Journal of Water Resources Development, Water, Environmental Policy and Governance, Journal of Geography and Earth Sciences, International Journal of Research and Education Methodology, Journal of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Sud-Ouest Européen, Méditerranée, Documents d’Anàlisi Geogràfica or Investigaciones Geográficas. I am associate editor of the International Journal of Geography and Environmental Management, and Editorial Board member of the International Journal Agriculture, Soil & Environment, and of Cogent Social Sciences (Geography). I am also reviewer of some international and national indexed journals, such as Modern Environmental Science and Engineering; Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment; International Journal of Geosciences; Land Use Policy; Sustainability; Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems; Environmental Processes; African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology; Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, AIMS Environmental Science, Environment Development and Sustainability, Natural Resources Forum, and Land (MDPI).
I have participated in international and national congresses like 1º International Forum on Tourism and Heritage 2016; International Conference on Global Tourism and Sustainability 2016; ARIMNET2 Young Researchers Seminar 2016; International Conference in Irrigation and Drainage 2015; 1º International Conference on Redrafting Water Governance 2015; 5th International Symposium for Farming Systems Design 2015; International Conference in Waterscapes as a Cultural Heritage 2015; and Congress on Industrial and Agricultural Canals 2015, among others.
I am expert evaluator and rapporteur of H2020, Water JPI and ERANET programs since 2015 (like H2020 5SC calls and Water JPI 2015 and 2018). I have participated in the proposition of national and European projects submitted to H2020, PRIMA and ERANET joint calls since 2013.
In 2018 I obtained positive evaluation for Lecturer post by the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency (AQU) and positive evaluation for Assistant Professor post by the National Agency for Quality Assessment Accreditation of Spain (ANECA).
I am blogger of the iAgua.es webpage project as member of the #waterpeople community.
I accomplished more than 60 MOOCs from EU and US universities using Coursera,
EdX and MiriadaX platforms.
Sandra Ricart Casadevall PhD on Experimental Science and Sustainability Juan de la Cierva Postdoc Fellow at Water and Territory research group Interuniversity Institute of Geography University of Alicante Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Environment and Geographic Information Technologies research group University of Girona Email: email@example.com Skype/twitter: sanriccas ORCID LinkedIn ResearchGate iAgua blog