Royal Society of Chemistry

Booking open for Wikipedia Science Conference

This post was written by Dr Martin Poulter, Wikipedia Science Conference lead and Wikimedia UK volunteer One striking theme in last year’s Wikimania conference in London was the enthusiasm for Wikipedia and Wikidata from scientists, publishers, and funders. Wikimedia projects are now seen not just as platforms to feed public curiosity about science, but as new ways… read more »

Royal Society of Chemistry grants journals access to Wikipedia Editors

The Royal Society of Chemistry has announced that it is donating 100 “RSC Gold” accounts – the complete portfolio of their journals and databases – to be used by Wikipedia editors who write about chemistry. The partnership is part of a wider collaboration between the Society’s members and staff, Wikimedia UK and the Wikimedia community…. read more »

Wikimedian in Residence at the Royal Society of Chemistry

This post was written by Andy Mabbett (User:Pigsonthewing) and originally published on his blog here I’m pleased to announce that I have accepted the position of Wikimedian in Residence with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), a learned society and professional body whose roots go back to 1841 (see RSC on Wikipedia). Over the next… read more »

Wikipedia training at the Royal Society of Chemistry

Wikimedia UK is to collaborate with the esteemed Royal Society of Chemistry this March for Wikipedia training session and editathon. The Royal Society of Chemistry is a learned society and professional body for chemical scientists. With 48,000 members and a knowledge business that spans the globe, the RSC is a not-for-profit organisation with 170 years… read more »

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