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Dr Rafael Jiménez López

Dr Rafael Jiménez López
Senior Lecturer
Behavioural Science Methodology
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Brief CV

Rafael Jiménez is a senior lecturer at the department of Psychology of the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB), and belongs to the area of Methodology of Behavioral Sciences.
Degree in Psychology from the UIB in 1998, with extraordinary prize of degree.
Doctoral degree in Psychology from the UIB in 2003.
Member of the Data Analysis group of the UIB.

Research experience: 33 papers in scientific journals, of which 19 have been published in indexed journals in the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) of the Web of Science (WoS); 1 book and 1 chapter of book; more than 90 congress contributions, of which more than 30 are international; participation in 4 national competitive research projects. The developed research during all these years has focused on the study and the application of methodologies and advanced statistical techniques to obtain knowledge models, in two ways: 1. Applications in the fields of Data Analysis and Data Mining (association rules, clustering, decision trees, artificial neural networks, etc.); 2. Applications in substantive fields of Behavioural Sciences (drugs use and abuse, measurement of attitudes and anxiety toward statistics).

Teaching experience: large teaching career in the area of Methodology of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, and specifically Applied Statistics. He teaches degree, master, and doctorate level subjects, such as basic and advanced applied statistics, statistical modeling, data mining modeling, design and implementation of online surveys, evidence-based psychology.

Academic management experience: Vice-Dean and Head of Studies of the Faculty of Psychology at the UIB, from May 2007 to October 2016.


Office Hours

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Thesis advising

Thesis advisor during the academic year 2020-21 for the following PHD programmes:

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
10721 - Introduction to Data Mining. Extraction of Hidden Information in Data
11026 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's in Human Resources Management. Psychological and Pedagogical Intervention2019-20
21304 - Foundations of Applied Statistics in Health Sciences
21310 - Statistics Applied to Psychology
21358 - Evidence Based Psychology
21361 - Use of Questionnaires and Applied Interviews in Psychology


Research groups

Group Membership type
Data analysis (GRAD) Member
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