Merce Junyent Pubill is a trained biologist with a PhD in Pedagogy.
She is an associate professor at the Science Education Department and a member of the Complex Research Group based at the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain). Her main research lines are: environmental education in teacher training; curriculum greening on higher education, professional competences in education for sustainability. She has been involved in the Spanish/Latin American PhD programme which brought together researchers who had an interest in sustainability research to Valsain for a research education doctoral programme. She has mentored many masters and doctoral research studies in environment and sustainable development. In addition, she is co-coordinator of the Research Network on Education for Sustainability (Edusost).