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 Figshare - Enabling global reach and discoverability of African research data

This session is part of the AfricArXiv Webinar Series on Open Science for the Discoverability of African Research.

Published onMar 01, 2024
 Figshare - Enabling global reach and discoverability of African research data
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The Slides will soon be available at https://africarxiv.figshare.com/ and https://africarxiv.ubuntunet.net/

Enabling global reach and discoverability of African research data

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Mark Hahnel

ORCID: 0000-0003-4741-0309

Mark Hahnel is the 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 revolutionise the research community.

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Maria Cotera

ORCID: 0000-0002-1375-0738

A former academic librarian and currently partnerships development manager at Figshare, Maria Cotera supports open science and responsible research by developing strategic relationships which bring Figshare data and institutional repositories to universities and research institutes across Africa, the Middle East, Southern and Eastern Europe.

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About the webinar series

This webinar was co-organized by UbuntuNet Alliance and Access 2 Perspectives as part of the ORCID Global Participation Program.

ORCID is the persistent identifier for researchers to share their accomplishments (research articles, data, etc with funding agencies, publishers, data repositories, and other research workflows.

AfricArXiv is a community-led digital archive for African research communication. By enhancing the visibility of African research, we enable discoverability and collaboration opportunities for African scientists on the continent as well as globally.

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