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Research interests

Marc Parés is Associate Professor of Geography at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB Geography Department) and researcher at the Institute for Government and Public Policies (IGOP). Currently, he is the Coordinator of the UAB Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Environmental Management and Spatial Planning. From 2014 to 2016 he got a EU Marie Curie Fellowship, being visiting scholar at the New York University (Wagner School of Public Service) and the KU Leuven (Planning & Development). He has also been postdoctoral researcher at the University of Manchester (School of Environment, Education & Development) and visiting scholar at the University of Sussex (Geography Department). His research has been focused on the fields of Urban Governance, Neighborhoods, Citizen Participation, Urban Political Ecology, Environmental Management and Social Innovation. He has participated in more than 75 research projects -being the PI in more than 50- and has produced more than 85 publications (27 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 2 books in prestigious international publishers).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Ph. D., Doctorat en Ciències Ambientals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 28 Apr 2006

Degree, Llicenciatura en Ciències Polítiques i de l'Administració, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 30 Jun 2004

Masters, Diploma d'Estudis Avanats en Ciències Ambientals - UAB, Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB)

Award Date: 30 Sept 2003

Degree, Llicenciatura de Ciències Ambientals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 30 Sept 2001

External positions

Member of Parliament, Parlament de Catalunya

1 Apr 201931 Jan 2023

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