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Craig Donoghue, PhD student in the Research Unit on Asymmetric Synthesis at IRB Barcelona, has been interviewed by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Donoghue explains his experience in industry and research, which has led him to appreciate the importance of knowledge transfer from research centres to society. The interview is part of the “175 Faces of Chemistry” series, which commemorates the 175th anniversary of this organisation.

Read the interview in the Royal Society of Chemistry

About IRB Barcelona

The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) pursues a society free of disease. To this end, it conducts multidisciplinary research of excellence to cure cancer and other diseases linked to ageing. It establishes technology transfer agreements with the pharmaceutical industry and major hospitals to bring research results closer to society, and organises a range of science outreach activities to engage the public in an open dialogue. IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 researchers and more than 30 nationalities. Recognised as a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence since 2011, IRB Barcelona is a CERCA centre and member of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).