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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 109 plays 0  

Closing the Gender Gap | Wikimedia UK

Wikimedia UK is the national chapter for the global Wikimedia movement which supports Wikipedia and its sister sites. This video showcases the work of Wikimedia UK and the community of Wikimedians in…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 7th, 2020 1 likes 7 plays 0  

What could Wikimedia’s relationship be to the Global Goals and the UN?

John Cummings Wikimedian in Residence for UNESCO Examples from UNESCO, including the FindingGLAMs project

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Interview with a Witchfinder General - Emma Carroll on the Map of Accused Witches in Scotland open data project

As part of the Equate Scotland and Careerwise scheme to give Women in STEM students a paid placement in industry, Emma Carroll was employed on a paid internship in Information Services to work with…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 22nd, 2019 0 likes 41 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Teaching and Learning - Wikimedian in Residence Ewan McAndrew at #altc - Sessions A-063, A-168, A-174

For more details about this and other conference session visit https://altc.alt.ac.uk/2019/programme Session DescriptionWorking with Wikipedia in the curriculum helps students to “think…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 4th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

OpenRefine Beginners Tutorial

A tutorial on using OpenRefine an open source software used to edit spreadsheets and upload data easily to Wikidata. This tutorial will cover the basics of using OpenRefine. Contents include:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 2nd, 2019 0 likes 208 plays 0  

The Future of Wikipedia with Katherine Maher | Wikimedia UK

Katherine Maher, Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director, gave a talk on the future of Wikipedia at Newspeak House in Shoreditch, East London as part of an event hosted by Wikimedia UK. This video…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 22nd, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Teaching and Learning - the Wikimedia residency at the University of Edinburgh

The Wikimedia residency at the University of Edinburgh has been shortlisted for the 2019 LILAC Information Literacy Awards. The CILIP Information Literacy Group is proud to offer an award for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on March 25th, 2019 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Why we still need to talk about diversity in Physics - Dr. Jess Wade

Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist who, alongside being a postdoc researcher at Imperial College London in plastic electronics, campaigns tirelessly to increase diversity in physics. One of Nature's…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 30th, 2019 2 likes 332 plays 0  

Elsevier Scopus Awards 2018: profile of awardee Dr Sarah McGlasson

Video interview with Sarah McGlasson, winner of the Elsevier / US-UK Fulbright Commission 2018 UK Early Career Researcher Award in Medicine. #ECRAwards2018…

From  Rebecca Devon on October 9th, 2018 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Simon Riley and Richard Smith on the Reproductive Biology Wikipedia assignment

Dr. Simon Riley and Dr. Richard Smith of the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health were interviewed in March 2018 about the Wikipedia research assignment Senior Honours students on the Reproductive…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 30 plays 0  

#OER18 Session: Wikidata, the Semantic Web, and the emerging global knowledge base - Martin Poulter, University of Oxford

The Semantic Web has been through the extremes of the hype cycle, from being an imminent revolution that would change all our daily lives, to being a mirage forever out of reach. Now, the vision…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 30th, 2018 0 likes 24 plays 0  

#OER18 Welcome and Lorna Campbell Keynote - The Long View: Changing perspectives on OER

OER18 - Welcome and keynote by Lorna Campbell. OER18: Open to All9th annual conference for Open Education research, practice and policy18 – 19 April 2018, Bristol, UKView ProgrammeOER18 …

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 30th, 2018 0 likes 31 plays 0  

The Edinburgh Seven: Changing the Way Stories Are Told - Melissa Highton at the Physiological Society - 13 October 2017

The Edinburgh Seven by Melissa Highton, University of Edinburgh, UK Video by Vince Lane. This talk was part of the 'Physiology on Wikipedia' event for Physiology Friday 2017. The…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2017 0 likes 19 plays 0  

The Value of a Wikimedian in Residence - Melissa Highton and Ewan McAndrew (University of Edinburgh)

Presenters: Melissa Highton - Melissa Highton - Assistant Principal Online Learning, the University of Edinburgh. Ewan McAndrew - User:Stinglehammer - Wikimedian in Residence at the University of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 46 plays 0  

The UK's 2015 General Election - In conversation with Prof. Ailsa Henderson

This project was created by the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh.

From  Lucy Kendra on August 3rd, 2017 0 likes 13 plays