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Present position
Adrián is a Research Fellow at INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), a joint research institute of CSIC and the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), since 2017. He is social scientist specialised i
n the fields of social networks, quantitative science studies and innovation management. He is currently the Principal Investigator of the SciCoMetrics project funded by the Spanish R&D Plan. He is also affiliated as a Visiting Researcher with the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University.

He has a multidisciplinary background, with a PhD and MSc in Applied Multivariate Statistics and BA in Information Science from the University of Salamanca (USAL).

The underlying theme of his trajectory has been to deepen the understanding of scientific knowledge generation processes and innovation, which he has addressed through different perspectives and research methods, including social networks, scientometrics, econometrics, and survey research. His work has been published in journals such as Research Policy, JASIST, Journal of Informetrics, PLOS ONE, and Research Evaluation, among others.

Adrián was a Postdoctoral Researcher, under the highly competitive programmes Juan de la Cierva Incorporación 2017 and Juan de la Cierva Formación 2015 at INGENIO. He enjoyed a PhD fellowship (JAE predoc) at the Centre for Human and Social Sciences (CCHS) at CSIC in Madrid, where he conducted his doctoral research under the guidance of Prof. María Bordons (2011-15). He became interested in quantitative science studies working as a Research Assistant at the Department of Statistics at the University of Salamanca (2009-11). In between academic positions, he worked at the Office for General Statistics and Studies, an agency under the Spanish Ministry of Education (2016-17). He has been a visiting scholar at CWTS at Leiden University, Dalhousie University, Imperial College Business School, and the University of Copenhagen.

Areas of interest
Social networks, science studies, scientometrics, medical innovation, science policy, sociology of science, knowledge co-creation,
science-society interactions, science communication.

Assessing the variety of collaborative practices in translational research: An analysis of scientists’ ego-networks
Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, Óscar Llopis, Pablo D'Este, Jordi Molas-Gallart, 2023. In: Research Evaluation.

What do biomarkers add: Mapping quantitative imaging biomarkers research
Enrique Meseguer, David Barberá-Tomás, Carlos Benito-Amat, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, Luis Martí-Bonmatí, 2022. In: European Journal of Radiology.

What characterises funded biomedical research? Evidence from a basic and a clinical domain
Belén Álvarez-Bornstein, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, María Bordons, 2019. In: Scientometrics.

Beyond funding: Acknowledgement patterns in biomedical, natural and social sciences
Adèle Paul-Hus, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, Maxime Sainte-Marie, Nadine Desrochers, Rodrigo Costas, Vincent Larivière, 2017. In: PLOS ONE.

Making visible the invisible through the analysis of acknowledgements in the humanities
Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, María Bordons, 2017. In: Aslib Journal of Information Management.

Uno de los pilares fundamentales de INGENIO (CIS-UPV) es la creación de espacios inclusivos para el diálogo y las oportunidades, así como el fomento de las prácticas inclusivas y cooperativas en la…

Adrián A. Díaz Faes, Paula Otero y Pablo D’Este, investigadores de INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), junto con Müge Ozman, investigadora del Institut Mines-Telecom Business School (Francia), han analizado el papel…

Conocer cómo se establecen las redes de colaboración científica en las doce áreas temáticas de los Centros de Investigación Biomédica en Red (CIBER) y su participación en actividades de transferencia…

Connections matter: the influence of network sparseness, network diversity and a tertius iungens orientation on innovation
Óscar Llopis, Pablo D’Este, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes
INGENIO Working Papers Series - 2018-01
Towards a multidimensional classification of social media users around science on Twitter
Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, Nicolás Robison-García, Tim D. Bowman, Rodrigo Costas
17th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI 2019)
Bridging ties in scientific research: the relationship between gender and heterogeneous networks in biomedicine
Adrian A. Díaz-Faes, Paula Otero-Hermida, Pablo D'Este
EU-SPRI Early Career Researcher Conference (ECC) - Public R&D funding and evaluation: Methods, Trends and Changes
Heterogeneity and homophily in actors’ engage in medical innovation: gender implications
Adrián A. Diaz-Faes, Paula Otero-Hermida, Pablo D'Este
XVI Triple Helix Conference
Relationship between research funding and scientific output in two different biomedical disciplines
Belén Álvarez-Bornstein, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, María Bordons
Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (STI, 2017)