ICREA Research Professor, Margarita Díaz-Andreu’s career has mainly been developed in the UK (Durham 1996-2011) and Spain (UCM 1986-2004, ICREA-UB January 2012). Since 2012 all her efforts have been directed at promoting the internationalisation of Catalan and Spanish research. Since her arrival in Barcelona she has published more than ten books/dossiers and many peer-reviewed articles. She is leading four projects: the ERC Artsoundscapes; the JPI-JHEP Deep Cities, the R+D+i ArqueólogAs and the Palarq Baja California project. In 2020 they sustained a total of twelve positions, most of them for PhD and post-doctoral researchers. Since 2012, five students have completed their PhDs, four now in research careers. As a researcher Margarita Díaz-Andreu has contributed to fostering knowledge by organising and participating in conferences and engaging in outreach. She has earned several Honorary positions, the last one at Huddersfield University.