EMBL Strategy and Communications

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EMBL Strategy and Communications

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        Prior to 2016, EMBL's communication activities were managed by the Office of Information and Public Affairs (OIPA) and the strategic ones were headed by EMBL Strategy and Analysis.
        The first person appointed at EMBL to deal with public relations was hired in 1993 (David States). These activities were later headed by Russ Hodge, Lena Raditsch, Oliver Burlon and Darren Noyes.


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        EMBL Strategy and Communications is, as of 2019, the department at EMBL which is responsible for communicating about EMBL's achievements to different external parties, including the public and EMBL Members States, and supporting the EMBL Director General in strategic and operational areas such as science policy, analysis and reporting.

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        DE-EMBL IB-COM01

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