Mariola joined the Alliance for Useful Evidence as a Researcher in August 2018. She is based in Scotland in the offices of the Carnegie UK Trust, Dunfermline. Her role involves conducting research and writing reports exploring the use of evidence in different areas with a particular focus on Scotland.
Dr Mariola Tarrega is an experienced social researcher with skills in qualitative data analysis, policy-making, media and public relations. Mariola holds a PhD in Political Public Relations from Queen Margaret University. Tarrega worked as an Insight Officer within the policy and public affairs team for Marie Curie, and was previously a Teaching Fellow within the University of Stirling’s Department of Media and Communications.
Outside of work, Mariola enjoys travelling and watching independent films. She is also working on journal articles and book chapters from her doctoral thesis.