The Tourism, Territorial Planning and Environment Research Group (TOTMA), led by Inmaculada González Cabrera, develops its research activity in three areas of great relevance in an insular context such as the Canary Islands. It was founded at the end of the 1980s, and since then it has participated in more than 70 research projects and more than 300 scientific publications.

TOTMA is currently composed of eleven members who teach at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria as principal or associate professors. It also has a network of external collaborators of professionals who develop their research in this same sector.

Its headquarters are located in the Legal Sciences building of the Tafira University Campus.

Researchers

  • Inmaculada González Cabrera

    Inmaculada González is the head of the TOTMA group of the ECOAQUA University Institute from the ULPGC. PhD in law, she has published more than 45 scientific publications. She has participated in 9 R&D projects related to business, economics and tourism.

    Academic position: Professor of Commercial Law at the Faculty of Legal Sciences of the ULPGC.

    Corporate email: inmaculada.gozalezcabrera@ulpgc.es


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  • Carmen Grau Pineda

    PhD in law she has published around 50 scientific publications. She has participated a dozen research projects, related to Labor and Social Security Law.

    Academic position: Professor of the Department of Public Law at the Faculty of Legal Sciences of the ULPGC.

    Corporate email:
    carmen.grau@ulpgc.es


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  • José Luis Zamora Manzano

    He has published more than eighty publications in the field Roman Law and Comparative Law and he has participated in more than fifty congresses. He is member of numerous editorial committees of journals, among others Iustel and Docrea.

    Academic position: Professor of Law at the ULPGC and professor at the UNED.

    Corporate email:
    joseluis.zamora@ulpgc.es


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  • Silvestre Amado Bello Rodríguez

    PhD in law and specialises in Roman Law, he participate in TOTMA and also in the educational innovation group EDUGEDESIS of the ULPGC. He belong to Iberoamerican Association of Roman Law, as well as of the Societé Internationale Fernand de Visscher and the IDAFE (Institute for the Defense of Family Law). He has participated in more than thirty international congresses and he is member of the review comittees of the journals Iustel and Docrea.

    Academic position: Professor of Roman Law at the Faculty of Legal Sciences of the ULPGC.

    Corporate email:
    silvestre.bello@ulpgc.es


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  • Adolfo Jiménez Jaén

    The current secretary of IU-ECOAQUA is a PhD of law, expert on environment and tourism administrative law. He has published more than 60 scientific publications on this subject. His researchs focus on the marine spatial planning and the protection of natural areas.

    Academic position: Professor of administrative Law at the ULPGC.

    Corporate email:
    adolfo.jimenez@ulpgc.es


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  • Juan Manuel Sanabria Díaz

    PhD in law associated with the Public Departament of the ULPGC. He is expert on adminitrative law, public management and tourism.

    His researchs focus on the tourism resources, urban planning law, investment projects, tourism competitiveness and sustainable tourism.

    Academic position: Associate Professor at the ULPGC.

    Corporate email:
    jose.sanabriadiaz@gmail.com


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  • Beatriz Fonticiella Hernández

    Her main research line focuses on the retailer investors in the financial market. She has made publications on this field and currently involved in different R&D projects.

    Academic position: PhD in law of the ULPGC.

    Corporate email:
    beatriz.fonticiella@ulpgc.es


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  • Elena Proietti

    Post-doc researcher, she is expert on International Public law, Maritime law and environment law. Her main interest are Humans law and development of renewable energies, the protection of biodiversity, the legal protection of underwater cultural heritage, and the development of sustainable aquaculture.

    Academic position: PhD of the ULPGC.

    Corporate email:
    elena.proietti@ulpgc.es


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  • Tewise Ortega González

    PhD in Law associated with the Faculty of Legal Sciences, she is expert in Roman Law. She has participated in several congresses, conferences and seminars on innovation and improvement of the quality of teaching through ICT.

    Academic position: Associate Professor at the ULPGC.

    Corporate email:
    tewise.ortega@ulpgc.es


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  • María José Estrada Margareto

    PhD student of the ULPGC.

    Her lines of research focus on the fields of commercial law, business and tourism.

    Academic position: PhD student of the ULPGC

    Corporate email:
    mariajose.estrada@ulpgc.es


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  • Silvestre Amado Bello Rodríguez

    He is currently PhD student at the ULPGC, after completing different studies. He focuses his thesis on data protection in labor relationships. Specifically, his research line is based on the adaptation of the new data protection regulations to the labor field.

    Academic position: PhD student of the ULPGC

    Corporate email:
    arturo.montesdeoca@ulpgc.es


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Events

On 21/09/2022 the final proclamation of the elected candidate for Director of the IU-ECOAQUA has been published.

You can download the proclamation of the elected candidate here.

On 15/09/2022 the provisional proclamation of the elected candidate for Director of the IU-ECOAQUA has been published.

You can download the proclamation of the elected candidate here.

On 29/07/2022 the final proclamation of candidates for Director of IU-ECOAQUA has been published.

You can download the proclamation of candidates here.

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