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Pairing scheme


Oficina C organises activities to bring together the scientific community and the Congress of Deputies. One of them is the science-policy pairing scheme, an initiative in which researchers and Deputies share experiences for a week.


The science-policy pairing scheme seeks to contribute to increasing mutual knowledge and trust and facilitating collaboration between Deputies and scientists.

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Parejas C

Isabel Márquez and Pedro Navarro López

Edición 2022

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Isabel Márquez

Astrophysicist and Deputy Director of Science at the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC).

Pedro Navarro López

Parliamentary Group: Popular en el Congreso. Deputy for Zaragoza.

Isabel Márquez and Pedro Navarro López

Miguel Angel Presno and Javier Alfonso Cendón

Edición 2022

(left to right)

Javier Alfonso-Cendón

Parliamentary Group: Socialista. Deputy for León. 

Miguel Angel Presno

Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Oviedo.

 

Miguel Angel Presno and Javier Alfonso Cendón

María Crespo López and Isidro Martínez Oblanca

Edición 2022

(left to right)

María Crespo López 

Professor in the Department of Personality, Assessment and Clinical Psychology at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM).

Isidro Martínez Oblanca

Parliamentary Group: Mixto. Foro Asturias Deputy.

María Crespo López and Isidro Martínez Oblanca

Flor Álvarez Taboada and Mireia Borrás

Edición 2022

(left to right)

Flor Álvarez Taboada

Forestry Engineer and Deputy Director of the School of Agricultural and Forestry Engineering of the University of León.

Mireia Borrás

Parliamentary Group: VOX. Deputy for Madrid. 

Flor Álvarez Taboada and Mireia Borrás

Alba Paños Pérez and Juan Ignacio López-Bas

Edición 2022

(left to right)

Juan Ignacio López-Bas.

Parliamentary Group: Ciudadanos. Deputy for Alicante. 

Alba Paños Pérez

Lecturer in Law at the University of Almeria.

 

Alba Paños Pérez and Juan Ignacio López-Bas

Asier Mañas and Joan Margall Sastre

Edición 2022

(left to right)

Joan Margall Sastre

Parliamentary Group: Republicano. Deputy for Girona.

Asier Mañas

Physical-Sports Educator and Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Castilla-La Mancha.

Asier Mañas and Joan Margall Sastre

Andrés Alba Pérez and Iñaki Ruiz de Pinedo

Edición 2022

(left to right)

Andrés Alba Pérez

Dr. Industrial Engineer and R&D Manager of the Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Centre of the Universitat Politècnica de València.

Iñaki Ruiz de Pinedo 

Parliamentary Group: Euskal Herria Bildu. Deputy for Álava.

Andrés Alba Pérez and Iñaki Ruiz de Pinedo

José Miguel Campos Martín and Joan Baldoví i Roda

Edición 2022

(left to right)

Joan Baldoví i Roda

Parliamentary Group: Plural. Compromís Deputy for Valencia.

José Miguel Campos Martín

Research Scientist at the Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).

 

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Gemma Álvarez Jiménez and Josune Gorospe Elezcano

Edición 2022

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Josune Gorospe Elezcano

Parliamentary Group: Vasco. Deputy for Vizcaya. 

Gemma Álvarez Jiménez

Lecturer of Political Science at the University of Barcelona.

Gemma Álvarez Jiménez and Josune Gorospe Elezcano

Juan Diego Ramos Pichardo and José Luis Bueno Pinto

Edición 2022

(left to right)

José Luis Bueno Pinto

Parliamentary Group: Confederal de Unidas Podemos-En Comú Podem-Galicia en Común. Izquierda Unida Deputy.

Juan Diego Ramos Pichardo

Nurse and lecturer and researcher in mental health at the University of Huelva.

Juan Diego Ramos Pichardo and José Luis Bueno Pinto

Feedback from participants

10 researchers participated in the first edition. They carry out their professional activity in 6 Autonomous Communities took part: Madrid, Valencia, Asturias, Catalonia, Castile-La Mancha and Castile and Leon.

  • 100% of the scientific staff consider their experience in the pairing scheme to be satisfactory or very satisfactory. 
  • 88% of scientific staff found the relationship with the Deputy very satisfactory.
  • After the programme, 87% of the participating scientists consider that they have a high or very high level of knowledge of the functions and functioning of the Congress of Deputies, compared to 30% before the initiative.

"It has been a unique and wonderful experience to be able to enjoy this week.".

"It has exceeded my expectations. It has been a very multidisciplinary and motivating learning experience".

"The relationship between the 10 scientists selected from very different fields was very positive."