CareNet expertise is built upon Science and Technology Studies (STS), Feminist & Disability Studies and has extensive experience in qualitative and participative methods


Israel Rodríguez Giralt

Co-director · Full time Researcher · Associate Professor · UOC

PhD in Social Psychology
Social Movements – STS – Disasters

Daniel López Gómez

Co-director · Full time Researcher · Associate Professor · UOC

 PhD in Social Psychology
Care – STS – Ageing

Asun Pié Balaguer

Associate Professor · Part time Researcher · UOC 

PhD in Social Pedagogy
Critical Disability Studies – Queer Studies – Mad Studies – Ethics of Care 

Miriam Arenas

Assistant Professor · Part-time researcher · UOC/UB

PhD in Sociology
Feminism & Disability – Social Movements – Participatory Methods

Nizaiá Cassián Yde

Professor · UOC

PhD in Social Psychology
Urban Studies – Feminist Epistemologies and Writing – Anti-racist fighting

Brígida Maestres

Assistant Professor · Part-time researcher · UOC

PhD in Social Psychology
Embodied epistemologies –
Biopolitics & vulnerability –
Justice & victimization

Belén Jiménez

Professor · Part-time researcher · UOC

PhD in Psychology
Grief – End of life – Digital tools

Roser Beneito Montagut

Associate Professor · Part-time Researcher · UOC/Cardiff University

PhD in Fine Arts – MA Sociology
Digital Sociology – Ageing – Disasters

Tomás Sánchez Criado

Ramón y Cajal Senior Research Fellow · UOC

PhD in Anthropology
Care – STS – Urban infrastructures – Multimodal ethnography

Maria Cifre Sabater

Postdoctoral researcher · UOC

PhD in Environmental Anthropology 

Forest Fires Natural Protected Areas Socioenvironmental conflicts

Laia Ventura García

Postdoctoral researcher · UOC

PhD in Anthropology and Communication
Health – Disasters – Social Inequalities Sexuality Studies – Risk

Andrea García-Santesmases

Assistant Professor · UNED

PhD in Sociology
Disability Studies – Gender Studies – Sexuality Studies

Blanca Callén

Assitant Professor · UOC/ UVIC- UCC

PhD Social Psychology
STS – Collective Action – Material Cultures

Joan Moyà Köhler

Associate Professor · URL/UAB

PhD Social Psychology
Social Movements – Down Syndrome – Learning Disabilities – Care

Clàudia Torrens

Research Assistant · UOC

MD Ecological Economics and Political Ecology
Ecological crisis Social and solidarity economy – Global challenges


Rocío Thovar

Predoctoral researcher · FPU grant holder · UB

PhD Candidate in Citizenship and Human Rights
Animal Rights Movement – Animal Ethics – Bioethics

Cristina Barrial Berbén

Predoctoral researcher · UOC

PhD Candidate in Society, Technology and Culture 
Care – Labour – Collective Action

Isabeau Ottolini

Predoctoral researcher · MSCA-ITN grant holder · UOC

PhD Candidate in Information and Knowledge Society
Communication – Socio-environmental conflicts – Rural communities – Living with fire

Lluvi Farré Montalà

Predoctoral researcher · FI grant holder · UOC

PhD Candidate in Information and Knowledge Society
Older people – Design – STS

Mònica Genover

Predoctoral researcher · FI grant holder · UB

PhD Candidate in Social Organizational Psychology 
Ageing – Care – Queer Theory and LGTBQ ageing –  Institutional ageism – New attention models – Participatory Methods

Pelin Çakir

Predoctoral researcher · UOC

PhD Candidate in Health and Psychology
Mobility – Vulnerability – Collective Care – Social Movements – Queer/Feminist Theory

Catuxa Máiz

Predoctoral researcher · UOC

PhD Candidate
Care Public Health – Gender Studies

Alexandre Molina

Early Stage Researcher · UOC

Geographer and Licensed Sociologist
Conservation – Political sociology – Education – Heritage



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