University of Burgos

University of Burgos (UBU) 🇪🇸

The University of Burgos (UBU) was founded in 1994 and has assumed its role in the local and regional economy and in the larger scientific development responding to market demands (e.g. new grades in accordance to the needs of the labour market) and developing wide research networks (e.g. integrated research between the university, the private sector, public institutions, and civil society organizations). According to the ranking of normalized impact on research production elaborated by the CyD (Foundation for Knowledge and Development, 2011), the University of Burgos holds the 13th position among Spanish Universities with a 1,22 impact index. Since 2008, UBU has been active in several Research & Innovation European Programmes (FP, CIP, Life, Cost, LLP, HORIZON2020, ERASMUS+, D.G JUSTICE, INTERREG). UBU has 38 ongoing projects. The EU grant received is 6.5 M €.

José Miguel Carretero 🇪🇸

José Miguel Carretero. Member of the research team of the Sierra de Atapuerca since 1986. He did his predoctoral studies at the Complutense University of Madrid, University for which he received his doctorate in Biological Sciences in 1994, obtaining the extraordinary doctoral thesis award. He completed two years of postdoctoral studies at the University of California at Berkeley and has worked in numerous national and international research centers.