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Creating new Wikipedia pages about notable women for International Women's Day

Wikipedia is the site anyone can edit but too few do and only 19.16% of biographies are about women. Representation matters. Learning about these stories matters. Gaps in our shared knowledge…

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Dr Sarah Ssali: Supporting Gender Equal Participation in Science

Dr. Sarah Ssali, Dean of the School of Women and Gender Studies at Makerere University, Uganda, explains how gender minorities can be better supported in their research careers.

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Wikipedia in the Curriculum in 'the new normal': Student-led activism promoting knowledge equity and SDG4.

Presentation by Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Edinburgh, for the Open Education Resources Conference 2021. 21-22 April 2021 Wikipedia in the Classroom in the new…

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16th Nov: Inclusive academic entrepreneurship: identifying and overcoming barriers to commercialising research

Inclusive academic entrepreneurship: identifying and overcoming barriers to commercialising research 16th November 2020 Dr Heather Griffiths @FlexiblePhD Dr Charoula Tzanakou @ctzanakou Women in STEM…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Wikipedia and Chemistry - Interview with Dr. Jenni Garden and Dr. Michael Seery

Interview with Dr. Jenni Garden and Dr. Michael Seery at the University of Edinburgh's School of Chemistry. Under discussion, Wikipedia's relationship with the study of chemistry and Ada…

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Wikipedia and Women in STEM - Athina Frantzana, PhD student at the School of Physics and Astronomy

Wikipedia and Women in STEM - Athina Frantzana, PhD student at the School of Physics and Astronomy, was interviewed in March 2018 about her experience of writing Wikipedia articles about Women in…

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Ada Lovelace and her mentors - Christopher D. Hollings

For Ada Lovelace Day 2016, Christopher D. Hollings (Mathematical Institute & The Queen's College, Oxford), provides a brief introduction to the life and works of Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) and…

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