Paula Rodríguez Villamayor

Co-organiser of Science-me a Story

Involvements in SRUK

Paula R Villamayor is a PhD student at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). Her research is focused on the field of pheromones and chemical communication, specifically she is looking at the neuroanatomical and gene expression features of the vomeronasal organ in rabbits. She has enrolled in research internships in various leading institutes in the UK (King’s College London, University of Bristol, University of Edinburgh and Francis Crick Institute). She has received several awards with entrepreneurship projects aiming to implement pheromones to improve animal welfare, and she has also been awarded with the ‘Galician Young Research Talent’. She is part of the Young Investigator Committee of the Spanish Society of Neuroscience (SENC), member of the group ‘Science-me a Story’ of the Society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK) and also member of XuvenCiencia – USC scientific outreach group. She is extremely interested in science communication as a tool to engage the general public and make them understand the complex concepts of modern science.

Contributions by Paula Rodríguez Villamayor