I’m Malin, named after the Saltkråkan character, as so many others my age (born 1980). I’m a community manager and writer, scicommer, book reader, singer, crafter, and twin mother.

”Det konstiga med somrar är att de går så fort över.” (Malin, Saltkråkan)

Knowledge broker and bridge builder. Open science. FAIR, reproducibility and standards in neuroscience. Community Management. Scientific community engagement, science communication, popular science and social media. Computational neuroscience, theoretical neuroscience, mathematical modelling, olfaction. Molecular gastronomy and food writing. Blogging. Textile crafts and paper art.
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8464-2494

Neuroscience standards, FAIR and best practices

At INCF as Community Engagement Officer
As an RDA (Research Data Alliance) member since 2017
As a FORCE11 member since the FORCE2015 conference

Community Management

I am an active member of the CSCCE community &
was a 2017 fellow in the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program

Open science

Member in Open Science Sweden since its official founding.
I am a member of FORCE11, since the FORCE2015 conference in Edinburgh. It is an open science adjacent “community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers and research funders that has arisen organically to help facilitate the change toward improved knowledge creation and sharing”. Yes, I mention them twice, because they are awesome.

Scicomm / #forskom

Science blogger since 2005.
Vetenskap&Allmänhet member since around when I started blogging (~2005-2006)
PCST (Public Communication of Science and Technology) network member since the PCST2008 conference in Malmö.
Co-founder and current manager/moderator of the bilingual (SE/EN) science communication network FORSKOM. New members welcome, apply on LinkedIn!


Malin Sandström, Dalagatan 9H, 11361 Stockholm
Working: 9am – 5pm (ish)
Dinner: 5pm – 6 pm (holy)
Reachable: 8am – 9pm