Adrián is a Research Fellow at INGENIO, a joint research institute of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). He is currently the Principal Investigator of the SciCoMetrics project funded by the Spanish R&D Plan and a member of the research team of the PROSECON project funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. He is also visiting researcher at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University.
He has a multidisciplinary background, with a PhD and MSc in Applied Multivariate Statistics from the University of Salamanca (USAL). He also obtained a BA in Library and Information Science from USAL.
He is a social scientist with strong expertise in scientometrics and the analysis of social networks, contributing to three broad areas: science policy, research evaluation, and innovation studies.
He was a Postdoctoral Researcher, under the highly competitive programmes Juan de la Cierva Incorporación and Juan de la Cierva Formación, at INGENIO (CSIC-UPV). Prior to joining INGENIO, he was awarded a PhD fellowship (JAE predoc) at the Centre for Human and Social Sciences (CCHS) at CSIC in Madrid, where he conducted his doctoral dissertation under the guidance of Professor María Bordons and was a Research Assistant at the Department of Statistics at the University of Salamanca. Besides, he has been a visiting fellow at CWTS at Leiden University, Imperial College Business School, and the University of Copenhagen. In between academic positions, he worked at the Office for General Statistics and Studies, an agency under the Spanish Ministry of Education.
His work has been published in leading journals in scientometrics and innovation studies such as Research Policy, JASIST, Journal of Informetrics, PLOS ONE, Scientometrics, Research Evaluation, among others.
Areas of interest
Social networks, science studies, medical innovation, sociology of science, science policy, collaboration and knowledge co-creation, 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.
Connecting others: Does a tertius iungens orientation shape the relationship between research networks and innovation?
Oscar Llopis, Pablo D'Este, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, 2021. In: Research Policy.
Do women in science form more diverse research networks than men? An analysis of Spanish biomedical scientists
Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, Paula Otero-Hermida, Müge Ozman, Pablo D'Este, 2020. In: PLOS ONE.
Redes de colaboración y generación de conocimiento en biomedicina: Resultados preliminares de la encuesta a investigadores CIBER
A. Díaz-Faes, Adrián; Pablo D'Este, 2019. In: Informe.
Towards a second generation of ‘social media metrics’: Characterizing the interactions of Twitter communities of attention around science
Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, Timothy D. Bowman, Rodrigo Costas, 2019. In: PLOS ONE.
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.
Óscar Llopis, Pablo D’Este, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes
INGENIO Working Papers Series - 2018-01
Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, Nicolás Robison-García, Tim D. Bowman, Rodrigo Costas
17th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI 2019)
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
Adrián A. Diaz-Faes, Paula Otero-Hermida, Pablo D'Este
XVI Triple Helix Conference
Belén Álvarez-Bornstein, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, María Bordons
Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (STI, 2017)