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Lidia Arroyo Prieto holds a Masters in Advanced Studies in Sociology (Autonomous University of Barcelona, UAB) and a degree in Sociology (UAB). She is full-time researcher assistant at Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (UOC, Open University of Catalonia) within the Research Program “Mobile Communication, Economy & Society”. Mobile communication and elderly people is currently her main research issue. Besides these activities, she has research experience with qualitative research on gender issues in the labour market and the youth field. In 2011 she was awarded with the Young Sociologist Contest Prize by the Catalan Association of Sociology, an affiliate society of the Institute of Catalan Studies.