Before joining University of Cambridge, Raquel was a postdoctoral researcher of ERC, AHRC and Leverhulme research projects exploring the Old Hispanic rite at University of Bristol. Previously, she completed her PhD dissertation 'Text, liturgy and music in the Old Hispanic rite: the vespertinus genre' at University of Bristol, and an MA in Hispanic Music at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Since 2016, she serves as the Coordinator of Old Hispanic Manuscripts for the Spanish Early Music Manuscripts database. She is also a member, since 2011, of the research project 'El canto llano en la época de la polifonía' at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She has a BA in Music (Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid) and a BA in Social Communications, Audiovisual (Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas).