Imperial College London


Central FacultyCentre for Languages, Culture and Communication

Coordinator of Spanish



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Conferences and workshops

’Assessment for engagement’ o la evaluación en los tiempos del cólera. Presentation at the ELEUK 2022 annual conference, 17th June 2022, University of Warwick. 

Translating language assignments into Blackboard. Online sharing practice presentation, Perpetual Beta, 24th February 2022, Centre for Languages, Culture & Communication, Imperial College London.

Developing interactive readings for a flipped languages classroom. CLCC Research seminar, with Dr. Gorka Bilbao-Terreros (Princeton University), Centre for Languages, Culture & Communication, Imperial College London, 28th October 2021. 

Explorando funciones a través del mapeado textual interactivo. Presentation at ASELE 2021, ‘Creatividad, innovación y diversidad en la enseñanza del español como LE/L2’, 1-3rd September 2021. With Dr. Gorka Bilbao-Terreros. 

ConTextos. Navigating Function, Language and Style through Total Mapping. Presentation at NEALLT 2021, ‘From Tried and True to Generation Next—Language Learning in the Post-Communicative Age’, (virtually hosted by) Lafayette College, 13th March 2021. With Dr. Gorka Bilbao-Terreros & Ben Johnston. 

ConTextos: A functional approach to written communication. Online presentation of the ConTextos platform with Dr. Gorka Bilbao-Terreros & Ben Johnston (20th November 2020, PCLS, Princeton University). Available at: de Princeton/1_skko2d1p 

Remote Synchronous Interaction through Google Docs. Contribution to the L2 Remote teacher training website designed by Dr. J. Rankin (10th November 2020, PCLS, Princeton University). Available at:

“’Something good’ is not enough: the Value of Language Learning in a STEM context”. Staff research seminar, Centre for Languages, Culture & Communication, Imperial College London, 10th January 2019.

“STEM students’ language learning motivational map”. Staff research seminar, Centre for Languages, Culture & Communication, Imperial College London, 22nd June 2017.

Guest speaker, “Destino Reino Unido: cómo trabajar de profesor ELE en el Reino Unido”, FLECOS Granada (Festival Internacional, de la Lengua, la Cultura y el Ocio), 2nd April 2016, Granada, Spain.

“Language motivation in STEM. Preliminary results of the Motivation Study”. Staff research seminar, Centre for Languages, Culture & Communication, Imperial College London, 2nd July 2015

“The novice researcher as square peg: reflections on research choices”. Seminar presentation. EdD postgraduate Summer Seminars, King’s College London, 12th June 2015 

Chair of the round table “Intercambios en el extranjero, nuevos retos”, III Encuentro para profesores de centros universitarios y de centros formadores de ELE, University of Roehampton, London, 21st June 2013. 

“Get further with languages” practice sharing presentation with Dr. Miguel Bernal-Merino (Roehampton University) at the Capital-L / Routes into Languages national dissemination event “Working together for languages”, London, 13th June 2012. 

“Andrew Boorde’s Europeans: Fashion, Nation & the ‘Ungrateful Priest’”. Staff research seminar, Centre for Co-Curricular Studies, Imperial College London, 31st May 2012.

“Plataformas virtuales: estrategias para principiantes”. Workshop for teachers. Instituto Vicente Cañada Blanch, Consejería de Educación en el Reino Unido “Spanish Workshops”, London, 8th Oct 2011.

“Science, in a different language”. Workshop for teachers. The Language Show, Olympia, London 23rd Oct 2011.

“Global Scientist Day”. Workshop for teachers. ALL Languages World Conference, Imperial College London, 8th July 2011(external event organized by the Association for Language Learning).

“Recursos multimedia para la creación de materiales de español científico-técnico”. Seminar. I Encuentro para Profesores Universitarios, Regents College London 21st June 2011.

“Teacher’s Toolkit: first steps”. Workshop for teachers. “Developments in e-learning at Imperial” series, Imperial College London, 3rd March 2009. 

“Otherness, Space and Nation”. Conference presentation. Blurring the Boundaries AHRB funded postgraduate conference, the Birmingham and Midland Institute, Birmingham, UK, 15th Sept 2005.  

“Reading The Fyrst Boke of the Introduction of Knowledge”. Borderlines Postgraduate conference, University College Dublin, Ireland, 8th April 2005.

Design and delivery of Blackboard training sessions for the Department of Humanities at Imperial College (June 2009 & Sept 2009) and Kingston University (Oct 2009)