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The president of Ecuador at the PRBB

On April 23, the president of Ecuador visited the PRBB accompanied by a large delegation from his government. Rafael Correa was greeted by Antoni Castellà, the Spanish Secretary for Universities and Research, and Josep Martorell, Director of Research, both from

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The president of Ecuador at the PRBB

On April 23, the president of Ecuador visited the PRBB accompanied by a large delegation from his government. Rafael Correa was greeted by Antoni Castellà, the Spanish Secretary for Universities and Research, and Josep Martorell, Director of Research, both from

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Another outstanding year of scientific activity

Year after year the researchers at the park are taking their scientific activity to new heights. Once again, 2014 smashed the previous records for number of original publications and percentage of foreign speakers at the PRBB. In 2014, researchers at

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Another outstanding year of scientific activity

Year after year the researchers at the park are taking their scientific activity to new heights. Once again, 2014 smashed the previous records for number of original publications and percentage of foreign speakers at the PRBB. In 2014, researchers at

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Commitment to good scientific practice

On October 15, the directors of the PRBB and the seven research centres located in the park signed the new edition of the Code of Good Scientific Practice. The Code sets out the norms and quality standards expected of scientists

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Commitment to good scientific practice

On October 15, the directors of the PRBB and the seven research centres located in the park signed the new edition of the Code of Good Scientific Practice. The Code sets out the norms and quality standards expected of scientists

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The vision, mission and values of the PRBB Consortium

In 2014 the directors of the departments and the management held several meetings to determine the vision, mission and values of the Consortium. The values were selected in a session using a technique by Simon Dolan. Below we present the

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The vision, mission and values of the PRBB Consortium

In 2014 the directors of the departments and the management held several meetings to determine the vision, mission and values of the Consortium. The values were selected in a session using a technique by Simon Dolan. Below we present the

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Scientific publications form researchers at the park

2014 Yearly change 2013 Total: 1,218 +13% 1,075 High impact journals: Nature 14 8 Science 8 1 The Lancet 3 1 The New Engl J Medicine 2 2 Cell 4 4 Other specialized journals from the Nature group 19 29

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Scientific publications form researchers at the park

2014 Yearly change 2013 Total: 1,218 +13% 1,075 High impact journals: Nature 14 8 Science 8 1 The Lancet 3 1 The New Engl J Medicine 2 2 Cell 4 4 Other specialized journals from the Nature group 19 29

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Scientific conferences

2014 Yearly change 2013 Total: 334 -6% 357 Internal conferences: 123 145 External conferences: 211 212 “PRBB CRG Conferences” 54 +15% 47      

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Scientific conferences

2014 Yearly change 2013 Total: 334 -6% 357 Internal conferences: 123 145 External conferences: 211 212 “PRBB CRG Conferences” 54 +15% 47      

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The demography of the residents

2014 % of the total 2013 Residents: 1,393 1,379 Senior researchers 224 16% 252 Postdocs 231 17% 242 PhD students 307 22% 256 Research technicians 400 17% 373 Support and administrative staff 231 16% 256 Foreign scientists 279 37% 263

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The demography of the residents

2014 % of the total 2013 Residents: 1,393 1,379 Senior researchers 224 16% 252 Postdocs 231 17% 242 PhD students 307 22% 256 Research technicians 400 17% 373 Support and administrative staff 231 16% 256 Foreign scientists 279 37% 263

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Outreach, visits and external relations

2014 Yearly change 2013 PRBB Open Day:   Visitors >3,500   >3,500 Evaluation “Very good” 80%   80% Volunteers 245 +8% 226 Outreach: Number of activities for high school students 33   29 Participants 1,581 +52% 1,043 Visitors during 48h

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Outreach, visits and external relations

2014 Yearly change 2013 PRBB Open Day:   Visitors >3,500   >3,500 Evaluation “Very good” 80%   80% Volunteers 245 +8% 226 Outreach: Number of activities for high school students 33   29 Participants 1,581 +52% 1,043 Visitors during 48h

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Websites and social networks

2014 Yearly change 2013 Social networks:   Twitter @the_prbb 4,000 +73% 2,727 Fans in Facebook 1,782 +67% 1,331 Linkedin 2,065 +58% 1,308 Visits at the blog “Redcedar” 5,425 -27% 7,500 Website: Visits 77,938 +38% 56,612 Users 43,377 +52% 28,533 PRBB

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Websites and social networks

2014 Yearly change 2013 Social networks:   Twitter @the_prbb 4,000 +73% 2,727 Fans in Facebook 1,782 +67% 1,331 Linkedin 2,065 +58% 1,308 Visits at the blog “Redcedar” 5,425 -27% 7,500 Website: Visits 77,938 +38% 56,612 Users 43,377 +52% 28,533 PRBB

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Data for consumption and maintenance

Concept 2014 Yearly change 2013 Electricity 13,741,731 kWh +1,06% 13,587,299 kWh Natural gas 6,393,609 kWh -6,39% 6,829,720 kWh Water* 32,498 m3 -7,56% 34,813 m3 Liquid nitrogen 231,510 litres +2,76% 215,391 litres Nitrogen gas 57,581 litres +5,84% 54,401 litres Carbon dioxide

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Data for consumption and maintenance

Concept 2014 Yearly change 2013 Electricity 13,741,731 kWh +1,06% 13,587,299 kWh Natural gas 6,393,609 kWh -6,39% 6,829,720 kWh Water* 32,498 m3 -7,56% 34,813 m3 Liquid nitrogen 231,510 litres +2,76% 215,391 litres Nitrogen gas 57,581 litres +5,84% 54,401 litres Carbon dioxide

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Auditorium and conference rooms

2014 Yearly change 2013 Auditorium   Events 98 -16% 117 Participants 10,000 11,000 External 11% 15% Internal 89% 85% Conference rooms Marie Curie, Charles Darwin, Ramón y Cajal Hours of occupation 4,204 +32% 3,176 External 7% 4% Internal 93% 96%

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Auditorium and conference rooms

2014 Yearly change 2013 Auditorium   Events 98 -16% 117 Participants 10,000 11,000 External 11% 15% Internal 89% 85% Conference rooms Marie Curie, Charles Darwin, Ramón y Cajal Hours of occupation 4,204 +32% 3,176 External 7% 4% Internal 93% 96%

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PRBB Intervals: Professional development

2014 % of the total 2013 Courses: 29 29 Participants: 359 390 PhD students 179 51% 209 Postdocs 102 29% 112 Senior researchers 34 10% 25 Excellent evaluation The course in general 86% 86% Quality of the trainer 93% 91%

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PRBB Intervals: Professional development

2014 % of the total 2013 Courses: 29 29 Participants: 359 390 PhD students 179 51% 209 Postdocs 102 29% 112 Senior researchers 34 10% 25 Excellent evaluation The course in general 86% 86% Quality of the trainer 93% 91%

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