Department Director : Arnaud Benedetti
Deputy Director : Catherine d'Astier de la Vigerie
IST Deputy Director : Michel Pohl
Assistant : Véronique Toula
The Department of Scientific Information and Communications is a structure that supports research and whose work is focused on two main areas – communications and scientific information.
In the area of communications, the Department of Scientific Information and Communications defines and implements the establishment's communications policy. It produces communications tools and editorial content. It manages press relations. It organises the establishment's events policy and carries out activities intended to spread scientific culture.
In the area of scientific information, it develops access to on-line journals, acts as an institutional information bank for Inserm that can used in conjunction with other organisations and international information portals, develops knowledge pools and provides researchers with bibliographic advice.