Mark Hahnel

Stem Cell Biologist, Open Scientist
London
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 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.

Publications

  • Referencing: The reuse factor. DOI: 10.1038/502298a
  • Wikis in scholarly publishing D Mietchen, G Hagedorn, KU Förstner, MF Kubke, C Koltzenburg, M Hahnel, L Penev Information Services and Use 31 (1), 53-59
  • Troubleshooting: Quantification of mobilization of progenitor cell subsets from bone marrow in vivo DOI: 10.1016/j.vascn.2010.01.013
  • Cellular characterization of compression-induced damage in live biological samples DOI: 10.1063/1.3686243

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