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Fun in the sun: low carbon vacations Webinar - 29 April 2021

Recording of the low carbon vacations webinar that took place on 29 April 2021, with Anna Hughes (FlightFree UK), Rebecca Petford (EAUC-Scotland) and Alex Luetchford (University of Edinburgh).

From  Sion Pickering on April 29th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Research during a Pandemic - Grant opportunities and funding landscape changes in the Covid-19 era

Dr Andy Liken and Al Innes from the Edinburgh Research Office (ERO) take us through the changes to the current funding landscape. Highlighting some of the grant opportunities that exist in the…

From  Josephine Merrifield on January 20th, 2021 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Translation Studies MSc - Wikipedia project

Summary of the Translation Studies MSc Wikipedia project with best practice advice. Link to assignment page:…

From  Karen Howie on November 5th, 2020 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Being a Wikimedia UK Trustee

A short reflection on being a Wikimedia UK Trustee by Lorna M. Campbell. Recorded for Trustee Week 2020.

From  Lorna Campbell on November 4th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Wiki Loves Monuments

Wiki Loves Monuments is an international photo competition which takes part throughout the month of September every year, and is supported by the Wikimedia Foundation. The aim is to crowdsource as…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Why I am editing Wikipedia by Dr. Jess Wade at Women in STEM Connect

Talk by Dr. Jess Wade at the University of Edinburgh's Women in STEM Connect edit-a-thon on Sunday 16th August 2020.

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 26 plays 0  

How to edit Wikipedia - a 1 hour tutorial

Editing Wikipedia has never been easier using the new Visual Editor interface which makes editing Wikipedia as easy as using Microsoft Word or Wordpress blogs. This 1 hour workshop is aimed…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Teaching with Wikipedia - a practical 'how to' guide.

This online session is for any course leaders interested in learning more about Wikipedia Education assignments. The workshop showcases best practice derived from working with over a dozen course…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

How to create an account on Wikipedia.

A video on how to create an account on Wikipedia. Anyone can create a user account on Wikipedia. You should choose your username carefully as all your edits will appear under this name. It does not…

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 22 plays 0  

How to enable the visual editor on Wikipedia.

A video on how to enable the visual editor on Wikipedia.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 24 plays 0  

How to use QuickStatements - a tool to bulk upload data onto Wikidata.

A video tutorial on how to use QuickStatements to bulk upload data onto Wikidata by Dr Sara Thomas, Scotland Programme Coordinator, Wikimedia UK.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 7th, 2020 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Education UK Summit // Summary

Wikimedia UK in partnership with Coventry University held an event on Wikimedia for educators. This one-day event explored the potential of editing Wikipedia (and other Wikimedia platforms) for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 31st, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Privacy, Credibility, and Expertise: Opposition to National Biometric Identification Systems - Michelle Spector (MIT visiting scholar)

Controversies in the Data Society 2020 https://www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/display/CIDS/2020+Week+1+Biometrics+and+PolicyHow do anti-surveillance movements…

From  James Stewart on April 1st, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Privacy, Credibility, and Expertise - Opposition to National Biometric Identification Systems - Michelle Spector discussion with Charles Raab

https://www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/display/CIDS/2020+Week+1+Biometrics+and+PolicyHow do anti-surveillance movements work in context? This paper traces the formation of two such movements: opposition to…

From  James Stewart on March 24th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Let's talk about dementia - what happens to the brain and how can we fix it?

Let's talk about dementia - what happens to the brain and how can we fix it?Colin Smith and Tara Spires-Jones, UK Dementia Research Institute at The University of EdinburghApproximately 50…

From  Peter Crooks on January 27th, 2020 0 likes 154 plays 0