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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 0 likes 4 plays 0  

An interactive laser cut map of accused witches in Scotland

Students on the Data Science for Design MSc were tasked at the course's annual Data Fair to create engaging visualisations from real world datasets. One group chose to use the University of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on December 23rd, 2019 0 likes 16 plays 0  

HerNaturalHistory - Citizen Scientist Siobhan Leachman on how Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women

Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women and can assist with closing the gender gap in various language Wikipedias. Using the example of under acknowledged women in the field of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Glimpse over Wikidata - Lydia Pintscher presents the state of the project at WikidataCon 2019

Wikidata has become so big it's sometimes hard to appreciate what we've accomplished over the past year. Let's take a look together and see what has happened over the past year and how…

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

Wikimania 2019: Closing Session - Jimmy Wales and Katherine Maher on the Future of the Wikimedia Movement;

https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program Farhad Fatkullin – 2018 Wikimedian of the Year; Jimmy Wales, announcing the 2019 winner; Katherine Maher – Wikimedia Foundation…

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

Wikimania 2019: Increasing Wikimedia’s Readership - Advocating the change with SDG Goals

https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program Lack of name recognition challenges the Wikimedia movement's ability to invite new readers, contributors, and advocates to join our…

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

Wikimania 2019: Creating visibility for the world’s cultural heritage institutions

https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program Through this presentation we will introduce the efforts to collect information about the cultural heritage institutions (often called GLAM, an…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

The role of free knowledge in advancing the SDGs - Katherine Maher, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation

Katherine Maher Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation Principles shared between the SDGs and the Wikimedia movement and our goals for 2030

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Wikimedians and the Global Goals

* Anna Torres from Wikimedia Argentina * Thomas Schallhart, Wikimedia LGBT+ User Group * Li-Yun Lin, Wikimedia Taiwan * Felix Nartey, Open Foundation West Africa Panel with four prominent…

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

Implementing the 2030 Agenda

Annika Söder State Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs. The role of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 1 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 23 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 3 plays 0  

Wikimania 2019 in Stockholm: Welcome session & keynote by Michael Peter Edson, Museum for the United Nations

Michael Peter EdsonCo-Founder, the Museum for the United Nations – UN Live Share your story about the SDGs https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 22nd, 2019 0 likes 3 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 65 plays 0  

Wikicite 2018 - Keynote: Wikimedia as the essential infrastructure of the ecosystem of free knowledge

Executive Director of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation Katherine Maher keynoted WikiCite 2018 with her talk on: Wikimedia as the essential infrastructure of the ecosystem of free knowledge. …

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 22nd, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0