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Digital Science Webinar: The Connected Culture of Collaboration #DSwebinar

23rd March 2017
 | Katy Alexander

Digital Science WebinarTune into our latest thought leadership webinar, “The Connected Culture of Collaboration” on Thursday 6th April at 4pm BST / 11am ET. This webinar will include contributors from Overleaf’s report, “The Connected Culture of Collaboration”, who will give their global perspectives on scholarly collaboration.

If you are unable to tune in live, please still register and you’ll be sent the recording.


Host: Laura Wheeler, Digital Science
Laura Wheeler is the Community Manager for Digital Science. Having joined the team in 2013, Laura is tasked with growing the presence of Digital Science and is always busy helping to build online communities . Having studied Biochemistry Laura left the lab life for science communication roles at the BBC and at Nature Publishing Group.

Mary Anne Baynes ImageModerator: Mary Anne Baynes, Overleaf
With more than 20 years of experience in publishing, technical, and web-based services, Mary Anne successfully runs global sales and marketing initiatives for Overleaf – developing strategic partnerships and processes with publishing, institutional and enterprise clients. Mary Anne has previously worked developing global sales and marketing with Cenveo Publisher Services, The Charlesworth Group and American Journal Experts. Mary Anne is dedicated to expanding innovation in the scientific and publishing communities through amazing new technologies. She is currently a member of the Council of Science Editors (CSE) and the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP).


Liz Allen, Director of Strategic Initiatives at F1000
Liz Allen is Director of Strategic Initiatives at F1000, and is involved in shaping new initiatives and partnerships to promote and foster open research. Prior to joining F1000 in 2015, Liz spent over a decade as Head of Evaluation at the Wellcome Trust, with a particular interest in impact assessment and the development of science-related indicators. In 2015 Liz became a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Policy Institute at King’s College London.

Helen B. Josephine, Stanford University Libraries
Helen B. Josephine recently retired from the Stanford University Libraries where she was the Head of the Terman Engineering Library at Stanford University supporting the students and faculty of the School of Engineering. She was the subject liaison to the Electrical Engineering Department, the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department and the Management Science and Engineering Department. Helen was also the campus champion for the institutional subscriptions for both Overleaf and Mendeley. She received her MLIS from the University of California Berkeley and has worked in academic and corporate libraries since 1985. Linkedin profile.

John HammersleyJohn Hammersley, CEO and co-founder of Overleaf
John has always been fascinated by science, space, exploration and technology. After completing a PhD in Mathematical Physics at Durham University in 2008, he went on to help launch the world’s first driverless taxi system now operating at London’s Heathrow Airport. John’s now making it easier for scientists to collaborate and publish online as CEO and co-founder of Overleaf, the rapidly growing online collaborative writing and reviewing tool now with over half-a-million users worldwide. He was named as one of The Bookseller’s Rising Stars of 2015, is a mentor and alumni of the Bethnal Green Ventures startup accelerator in London, and in his spare time dances (and occasionally teaches) West Coast Swing.