During the year 1969-70, she was cooperating student with the Department of Plant Biology and Physiology of ETSIA Madrid in the research “Mechanisms of Dormancy of Bryophyllum tubiflorum.”
Course on Ecology: Humans and their environment, held at Menéndez y Pelayo International University in Santander, Spain (summer 1973).
PhD Courses taken:
Biological chemistry, taught at Madrid School of Agricultural Engineers (ETSIA) by Prof. García Olmedo (1972/73).
Research and teaching methodology, taught at Madrid ETSIA by Prof. Gómez-Campo (1972-73).
Computer simulation methods applied to Botany and Ecology, taught at Madrid ETSIA by Prof. Miguel Arenal (1973/74).
Phytohormones and herbicides, taught at Madrid ETSIA by Prof. Gómez-Campo (1973-74).
Refresher course in teaching techniques for teachers of Madrid Polytechnic University (UPM): Analysis of the teacher’s behaviour in the classroom through closed circuit television, Institute of Education Sciences of UPM (1976).
Collaboration in organizing and participation in the outreach course for the faculty of Madrid ETSIA on techniques and lessons learned in the course mentioned above and the permanent workshop that was organised after it (1976-77).
Seminar on plant breeding for teachers of this branch, organised by the Department of Agricultural Engineering of Cordoba ETSIA and the Institute of Education Sciences of Cordoba University (Ubeda, Spain, 1982).
Update on Palynological techniques through a one-week working visit at Madrid Botanic Garden with Professor Saenz Lain in 1985.
Update on tissue culture techniques with Prof. Pliego Alfaro, Centre for Research and Agricultural Development in Churriana (Malaga) in 1987. M. Clemente continued to work in the laboratory for nearly a year.