CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS & ASSOCIATE FELLOWSHIPS
2021-2022, Principal Investigator: Expanding reflexivity of professional education in music in times of crises. Funded by the Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation.
2020-2023, Associate Researcher: Rethinking music performance in European higher education music institutions (University of Aveiro, PI: Jorge Salgado Correia), funded by the Erasmus+ Education and Training Programme, European Commission (Ref. 2020-1-PT01-KA203-EB11CF50).
2016-2022, Associate Researcher: Center for Educational Research and Academic Development in the Arts (CERADA), University of the Arts Helsinki (Finland).
2021-2022, Associate Researcher: Self-regulated learning in the musical training of teachers in online and hybrid contexts, Teaching Innovation Program, Madrid Complutense University (Spain).
Since 2019, Associate Researcher: Creative Workforce Initiative, Curtin University (Australia).
Since 2011, Associate Researcher: Interdisciplinary Group on Learning and Educational Change (SEIACE), Madrid Autonomous University (Spain).
CURRENT EDITORIAL WORK & POSITIONS OF TRUST IN SOCIETY
International Society for Music Education (ISME), Publications Standing Committee (2020-2023).
Spanish Society for Music Psychology (AEPMIM), Vice-President (2019-2023).
Revista Internacional de Educación Musical, Co-Editor in Chief (2020-2023).
International Journal of Music Education, Editorial Board (2020-2026).
Frontiers in Psychology, Guest Associate Editor (2021 onwards).
Musicæ Scientiæ, Co-Guest Associate Editor (2021-2022).
Gifted Education International, Editorial Board (2020 onwards).
My complete Ad Hoc Reviewer work can be consulted at Publons.
DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS’ SUPERVISION & COMMITTEES
I currently act as responsible supervisor or co-supervisor for 4 doctoral dissertations in Finland, Spain and Portugal.
I have acted as a principal or secondary supervisor for 3 doctoral dissertations in Finland.
I have acted as opponent and pre-examiner for a number of doctoral dissertations internationally.
AWARDS & HONORS
09.10.2021: Wihuri Foundation Senior Research Fellowship (1-year).
14.09.2019: Prize Bankia for Musical Talent in the category of Best Music Researcher, given by the Federation of Musical Societies of the Valencian Community (Spain), in collaboration with the bank Bankia and the Valencian Institute of Culture. Award: 20.000€ and a trophy.
26.04.2018: Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellowship (3-years).
06.06.2018: Extraordinary Doctorate Prize for my doctoral dissertation defended in 2014, Faculty of Psychology, Madrid Autonomous University, Spain (equiv. Best PhD Thesis for dissertations between 2013 and 2018, including the Prima Doctor distinction).
31.01.2018: Title of Docent (Associate Professor habilitation) in Music Education, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland (nordic honorary title, lifetime achievement).
09.12.2015: Kone Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (3-years).
20.01.2014: PhD distinctions Summa Cum Laude and International Mention, Faculty of Psychology, Madrid Autonomous University, Spain.
01.09.2009: Spanish FPU-UAM full scholarship for doctoral research (4-years).