Broadcast: Events

Wikipedia edit-a-thon to improve Wiki entries of BAME professionals in STEM

Wednesday 30 October 13:00 until 15:00
Arts C computer cluster C169

Wikipedia can be edited to increase the diversity of represented scientists

You are invited to this edit-a-thon to learn about how you can contribute to making or improving Wikipedia entries of notable Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Our guest speakers will also talk to you about why visible diversity is important in STEM and how Wikipedia can be used to create a more diverse and inclusive Science community.

Wikipedia is one of the most-used websites in the world and is an important resource for science. This event will help you build the skills to contribute to and improve Wikipedia. These are useful skills for anyone with an interest in communicating science.

No previous experience required!

Posted on behalf of: School of Life Sciences
Last updated: Tuesday, 17 September 2019