Miriam is a research assistant for the SOTW team. She holds a Bsc degree in Biology from the University of Barcelona and is currently studying a Msc in Marine ecosystems management. Previously, she worked as a PAM (Passive Acoustic Monitoring) operator and Marine mammal observer at different offshore wind farm construction sites in the UK. She also worked for an organisation executing a project that combined public awareness, social involvement and cetacean research in order to promote the conservation a marine area in Spanish waters. She first volunteered on SOTW for MCR in March 2012 and joined the team as a research assistant in November 2012.