A passport-sized photo of the postdoctoral researcher Marta Brescia. She is the classic Mediterranean woman with black, short hair, brown eyes, and is wearing a striped shirt.

Marta Brescia Zapata is a researcher with expertise in Audiovisual Translation and Media Accessibility and a professional translator. Her research interests include audiovisual translation and media accessibility, as well as immersive and interactive digital media.

She holds a PhD in subtitling within VR 360º environments supported by the Catalan Government through the FI funding scheme (2020FI_B 00814). From 2020 to 2022 she collaborated with the EU H2020 TRACTION project, and from 2022 to 2023 she participated in the EU H2020 GreenSCENT project.

She is currently a postdoctoral researcher working on the Athena project, an Erasmus+ project aiming at developing a set of recommendations on integrating accessibility and design for all into the Higher Education curricula.