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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…

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#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…

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#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 …

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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…

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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…

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Welsh Wikipedia Thinking Big - Keynote address by Jason Evans at the Celtic Knot 2017 conference

Celtic Knot 2017 keynote presentation - Jason Evans (Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales) Welsh Wicipedia – Thinking big Jason Evans will discuss his strategy for…

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Celtic Knot 2017 Conference Opening - Robin Owain (Wales Manager for Wikimedia UK)

Conference Opening - Robin Owain (Wales Manager for Wikimedia UK) A glimpse into some of the milestones in the development of Wicipedia Cymraeg, starting with Marc Haynes residence at the Coleg…

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Translating articles between different language Wikipedias: the new Content Translation tool

Title: Translating articles between different language Wikipedias: the new Content Translation toolDate: 6 July 2017Speakers: Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Edinburgh.…

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Celtic Knot 2017 - Panel discussion & closing plenary: The Politics of Language Online

Title: The Politics of Language Online - Plenary Panel Date: 6 July 2017Chair: Lorna Campbell, OER Liaison - Open Scotland, Learning, Teaching and Web Services Division at the University of…

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The Digital Library in Romansh - Ilario Valdelli (Wikimedia Switzerland) at the Celtic Knot 2017

Title: The Digital Library in Romansh.Date: 6 July 2017Speakers: Ilario Valdelli from the staff of Wikimedia Switzerland. In Switzerland we work a lot with Rhaeto-Romance languages (spoken in…

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Y BYWIADUR: the dictionary of life - Duncan Brown (Llên Natur) at Celtic Knot 2017

Y BYWIADUR: the dictionary of life: A joint venture with Wicipedia Cymraeg and other partners. Date: 6 July 2017 Speakers: Duncan Brown. Overview of topic: The Bywiadur is part of the Llên…

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Project Miljon+ and Vikipeedia in Estonian language - Käbi Suvi at Celtic Knot 2017

Strategies for Estonian Wikipedia for getting more articles in Estonian language include a new big project, Miljon+. The main goal for the project is to get 1,000,000 articles on Estonian…

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Bilingualism in Minority Languages - Professor Antonella Sorace at the Celtic Knot: Wikipedia Language Conference 2017.

Bilingualism in minority languages: a resource and an opportunity Research on the bilingual mind shows that bilingualism in any languages, regardless of their status, prestige, and worldwide…

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Histropedia - the Timeline of Everything

Histropedia: “The power of data visualisation combined with free knowledge.” Histropedia is a website developed by Navino Evans and Sean McBirnie that visualises different events in the…

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The Wikimedia Residency at the University of Edinburgh

In January 2016, the University of Edinburgh employed a Wikimedian in Residence. The remit was to raise awareness of Wikipedia and its sister projects. To design and deliver digital skills…

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Putting Wikipedia and Open Practice into the mainstream in a University - Martin Poulter at OER17

Putting Wikipedia and Open Practice into the mainstream in a University. Timeslot: Wed, Apr 5 2017, 11:20am – 12:40pm at the 2017 Open Educational Resources Conference in London. Authors:…

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