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Diversity matters in digital scholarly technology

A conversation with Mark Hahnel

Published onApr 21, 2022
Diversity matters in digital scholarly technology

Mark Hahnel is the CEO and founder of Figshare, which he created whilst completing his PhD in stem cell biology at Imperial College London. Figshare currently provides research data infrastructure for institutions, publishers and funders globally. He is passionate about open science and the potential it has to revolutionize the research community. For the last eight years, Mark has been leading the development of research data infrastructure, with the core aim of reusable and interoperable academic data. Mark sits on the board of DataCite and the advisory board for the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). He was on the judging panel for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Wellcome Trust Open Science prize and acted as an advisor for the Springer Nature master classes.

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Mark Hahnel

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4741-0309 


Linkedin: /mark-hahnel

Twitter: @MarkHahnel 


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