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Sönke Bartling, PD Dr. med.

is an associated researcher at the HIIG.

His focus is the blockchain revolution and what it could mean for science and knowledge creation. In general he is interested in developing and describing novel online tools and concepts for knowledge creation. Furthermore, he tries to steer current developments in a direction that is better suited for knowledge creation. He is an advocate of Open Science and Good Science practices.

Besides, he is a board certified radiologist with a broad clinical experience and a researcher in basic medical imaging sciences.

He co-edits a living book on Open Science / Science 2.0.



Other publications

Fecher, B. & Bartling, S. (2016). Wie Blockchain die Wissenschaft verbessern könnte. iRights Blog. Publication details

Fecher, B. & Bartling, S. (2016). Could Blockchain provide the technical fix to solve science’s reproducibility crisis? LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog. Publication details

Organisation of events

Blockchain for Science – Con 2019
From 04.11.2019 to 05.11.2019. Betahaus Neukölln, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Blockchain for Science (International) Further information

Sönke Bartling

Das Ende der Transparenz?
Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2018. 09.06.2018. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften Berlin + Potsdam (National) Further information

Alexandra Giannopoulou, Tuukka Lehtiniemi, Nataliia Sokolovska, Lisa Gutermuth, Christian Djeffal, Shirley Ogolla, Sönke Bartling, Matti Grosse, Wolfgang Schulz, Kirsten Gollatz, Christian Katzenbach, Benedikt Fecher

Blockchain for Science – Hack’n’Share Weekend
From 28.10.2017 to 29.10.2017. Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Blockchain for Science (International)

Sönke Bartling

Media appearances

Blockchain in der Wissenschaft - eine Revolution in den Startlöchern? (14.10.2019). Laborjournal
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Blockchain for Science: Wissenskommunikation als offene Volkswirtschaft denken – und gestalten (01.08.2018).
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Wie Blockchain die Wissenschaft verbessern könnte (06.09.2016). iRights
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Sönke Bartling


Former Associated Researcher: Knowledge & Society

Current HIIG research activities

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