Mar Badia Martin was born in Manresa (Barcelona) and currently works as a Lecturer at the Autonomous University of Barcelona in the Psychology Faculty.
Before working in academia, she was a teacher in schools in different cycles (nursery, primary and secondary). She has also worked as a psychologist in a child care home and in an office of psychologists organising and giving courses employment.
She has been involved in several research projects of a competitive nature, subsidised by the Ministry of Education and Spanish Science, and the European Union and the Generalitat of Catalonia. She has received scholarships and grants for their stays abroad at Oxford University, Edinburgh University, Glasgow University, Aberdeen University, Oporto University, Cantabria University.
She has also been interested in the quality of teaching, reaching create Psycho-pedagogical Care Unit of the UAB, coordinating it. She has participated in the GI-IDES group (interest group unit of educational innovation in higher education, working from “wikis” (virtual portfolio of cooperative work).
She has published in national and international journals and participated in international congresses. All this is reflected in the various publications and presentation of papers (Symposium, Communications and Posters), in national and international conferences and the publication of several articles, many of which are contained in databases internationally recognized as: SCI, SSCI and Scopus; and others in national databases (DICE, In-Recs, Latindex, etc). Currently, she is involved in the European project: ERASMUS + – Strategic Partnership for schools: 2014-1-IT02-KA201-003578, Project Title: Evidence Based Education European Strategic Model for School Inclusion (EBE-EUSMOSI).