María-Dolores García is professor at the Zoology and Physical Anthropology Department of the University of Murcia (Spain) where she has taught different topics on Zoology since 1979, including a Master in Forensic Sciences. She graduated in Biological Sciences, specialty Zoology, from the University Complutense of Madrid and got a PhD in Biology from the University of Murcia. Since her graduation, her research interests have included taxonomy, diversity and acoustic behaviour of Orthoptera and, more recently, also Forensic Entomology. She is an author in numerous publications and contributions to scientific meetings covering these fields of research. Lately, she has made contributions in the area of the European Credit Transfer System implemented in the Spanish Universities.