Lucía is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM) where she assists with social research in the mining and extractive industries in topics related to Indigenous Peoples, planning for mining regions and artisanal and small mining. Lucía is also contributing to the development of CSRM’s on-line professional development offerings.

She has research experience in mine closure, regional planning for mining and urban design. Her work experiences are mainly in strategic planning and management, neighbourhood regeneration and community engagement, and architectural design.

Current research and industry engagement:

Regional Planning for Mining regions.

Canadian First Nations and mining governance.

Support development of online trainings.

Key Publications: 

Neme Gaviola, L. (2013). Regional planning for mining regions. Master’s Research Project, supervisor: Kamila Svobodova, The University of Queensland.