welcome to the figshare ambassador program

The Figshare Ambassador Program is an opportunity to meet other people passionate about open data and open research. If you’re an advocate of open data or interesting in learning more about the program, you can apply below.

Become an ambassador

what’s involved in being an ambassador?

There are a number of ways you can get involved, including:

  • Organize and lead Figshare demos and presentations
  • Facilitate training sessions and data drop-ins at your institution
  • Blogging about your experience openly sharing your research
  • Lead an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on our Figshare Community Slack
  • Be interviewed in a case study
  • Run at data conversation at your institution
  • Help us learn about the particular needs of your university or institution

what's in it for you?

Here are some of the things you might get as an ambassador:

Extra storage

for reseach in your figshare account

Custom swag

e.g: mugs, stickers and gratitude galore

Slack channel

with other ambassadors to increase your network


upon completing the training course

Custom badge

on your figshare profile page

where in the world are the figshare ambassadors?

Our ambassadors are spread all over the world and specialize in a variety of subject areas.

Silvio Peroni

Philology, Italian Studies


Medhat Zohery



Aliyu Olugbenga Yusuf

Library and Information Science

Oleg Gradov



Sorush Niknamian

Cell and Molecular Biology

Shenmeng Xu

Information Science, Library Science

Nigel Temperton

Biology, Pharmacy

Dominique Roche



Christopher Ehrhardt

Forensic Science

Steven Chang

Library Science


David Pérez-Suárez

Computer Science

Kuldeep Singh

Organic Synthesis, Antimicrobial Resistance, Metathesis, Unnatural Aminoacids


Minal Chhatbar

Health Sciences


Mahantesh Biradar

Biomedical Science


take action

Share the ethos

We have created a customisable presentation that covers all the main points.

Get your own presentation

Spread awareness

Share the figshare spirit by putting up the poster in your building or at your desk.

Get your own poster

A post-doc’s experience with open science: a case study of Dominique Roche

Read the case study

become an ambassador

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