Department: SOCIOLOGÍA Y COMUNICACIÓN

Area: Audiovisual Communication and Advertising

Research group: OBSERVATORIO DE LOS CONTENIDOS AUDIOVISUALES

Email: patriciasanc@usal.es

Doctor by the Universidad de Salamanca with the thesis La comunicación de la ciencia de datos en España 2021. Supervised by Dr. Carlos Arcila Calderón.

Patricia Sánchez-Holgado is a PhD in Communication from the University of Salamanca (2021). Degree in Advertising from the Complutense University of Madrid (2000), University Master’s Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education Teacher Training, Baccalaureate, Vocational Training and Language Teaching (2020), Master’s Degree in Scientific Culture from the University of Oviedo (2019) and Master’s in Big Data from the Pontifical University of Salamanca (2017). She is an assistant professor at the University of Salamanca and a researcher member of the Audiovisual Content Observatory (OCA), Excellence Research Group and Consolidated Research Unit of the Junta de Castilla y León (Spain) (http://www.ocausal. is/). She has extensive professional experience outside of academia, working in companies in the communication and advertising sector, among others. She is a member of several professional associations and organizations: Spanish Association for Scientific Communication (AECC), Association of Political Communication (ACOP), Spanish Association for Communication Research (AE-IC), and Association of Women Researchers and Technologists (AMIT). Lines of research: – Communication, dissemination and scientific culture – Social perception of Artificial Intelligence and data science – Online hate speech against vulnerable people – Adoption and Use of ICTs – Gender and equality studies