Sandro Giachi


Sandro Giachi works as a Research Fellow at Ingenio CSIS-UPV and Associate Researcher at the University of Sussex. He holds a PHD in Sociology, University of Malaga (2012-2016), a MSc. in Methodology of Social Sciences (2008-2010) and a BSc. in Statistics (2004-2008), the University of Florence. Sandro’s current research focuses on Latin American research and innovation policies, and their potential for transformative change across different levels of governance. His previous research spanned across several topics, ranging from the sociology of innovation to the institutionalization of science-industry relations. He is also a member of the Research Committee on Knowledge, Science and Technology (CI-23) of the Spanish Federation of Sociology (FES), as well as a member of the Executive Committee of the Southern European Society Research Network (RN27) of the European Sociological Association (ESA). He has been a pre-doctoral research fellow at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), a visiting researcher at the University of Wollongong (Australia) and the North Carolina State University (USA), and a freelance data analyst and consultant.
Role in TIPC: Researcher


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