digital skills

Yorkshire Editathon championing women in STEM

By Katie Crampton, Wikimedia UK Communications & Governance Assistant We kicked off February in collaboration with University of York with another editathon to help close the gender gap on Wikipedia. Focused on Yorkshire women in STEM, the editathon aimed to highlight the diverse set of role models women have in the field. And with women’s… read more »

AutoWikiBrowser – find out how to automate mass edits on Wikipedia

Wikimedia UK has started running events to encourage long-time Wikipedia editors and those interested in becoming technically proficient at more complex tasks to gain skills that will allow them to improve Wikimedia projects. In November we ran our first event on how to write a Featured Article. On May 7th, we will be running our… read more »

Response to the House of Lords Select Committee on Digital Skills report

The House of Lords Select Committee on Digital Skills today published its report. Wikimedia UK submitted evidence to the consultation, which you can see here. In the report the Committee makes a series of important recommendations which will influence the future digital skills of the UK. Perhaps chief among these is the recommendation to “define… read more »

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