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14 May | 2024

Sílvia Mora, new Director of the Research Management Office of the BBRC

The Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center of the Pasqual Maragall Foundation has added Sílvia Mora to its team as the new head of the Research Management Office (RMO). Among her main responsibilities, she will deal with the design and organization of RMO activities, including the search for competitive funding, the application to grants and projects and, in general, the comprehensive management of research projects with researchers. She will also work to coordinate the tasks of the office with the other areas of the entity involved, in order to achieve the financing objectives and guarantee their correct management and dissemination.

Sílvia Mora has a degree in Geography and History from the University of Barcelona and has extensive experience and a long track record in managing research grants at the national and international level. Recently, she has been Head of the Office of Management and Justification of R+D+I Grants at the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation of the University of Barcelona and, before that, she had held the position of Manager of the Management Area of European Projects of the same entity. In addition, she has been Head of the Research Project Management Unit of the Barcelona Science Park and Research Project Coordinator of the Pompeu Fabra University Research Service.

In the words of Sílvia Mora: "I am very excited about this new stage because I will be able to contribute my experience in project management to the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center, a center that is continuously growing and that is part of an entity that leads to term high-level scientific research at the same time as a very valuable social task".

The Research Management Office assists all researchers of the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center (BBRC) in the search for and obtaining competitive funds. In addition, it deals with medical writing tasks related to the design, implementation and execution of BBRC-sponsored clinical studies, and the review and submission of scientific publications, among others. It is also responsible for the management of the Alfa+ project and collaborates in the identification and selection of candidates for other Alfa substudies.