Ieva Misiune is a doctor of Social Sciences. Over the course of her studies and work, Ieva made several international internships, attended a number of international conferences, published articles in WoS journals. Her main research interests are environmental self-regulation and the governance of ecosystem services. Currently she is participating in national and international projects on ecosystem services assessment (UrbanGaia, LINESAM). In addition, she is developing her postdoctoral research project on evaluation of ecosystem services demand in Vilnius city.