Royal Society

“There’s a lot of benefit both ways”: John Byrne and the Royal Society

This post was written by Joe Sutherland Established in 1660, the Royal Society is dedicated to preserving and promoting science expertise. From its base in central London, it serves as the United Kingdom’s academy for the sciences, boasting a wide portfolio of fellows from every walk of scientific life. Though rooted in tradition, they are… read more »

New images released are quickly put to use

This post was written by John Byrne, Wikimedian in Residence at the Royal Society and Cancer Research UK I’ve had two recent uploads of images released by organizations where I am Wikimedian in Residence. Neither of them are huge in quantity compared to some uploads, but I’m really pleased that an unusually large percentage of them are… read more »

Cancer Research UK, Royal Society and Women Fellows…

This post was written by John Byrne, Wikimedian in Residence at both Cancer Research UK and the Royal Society I’m fortunate to have been appointed as Wikipedian in Residence at Cancer Research UK (CRUK), the world’s largest cancer research charity, funding over 4,000 research staff working on cancer. The role will run until mid-December 2014,… read more »

Royal Society to host Wikipedia events

This post was written by John Byrne, Wikimedian in Residence at the Royal Society I’m now a month and a half into my six months as Wikmedian-in-residence at the Royal Society, the United Kingdom’s National Academy of Science, though as the role is supposed to be one day a week only, that in theory amounts… read more »

Royal Society appoints Wikimedian in Residence

Wikimedia UK is pleased to announce that John Byrne (User:Johnbod) has been appointed Wikimedian in Residence at The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science. The residency will begin in January 2014 and run for six months, on the basis of working one day per week. Wikimedia UK is providing the core funding for the project. It is… read more »

The Royal Society recruiting a Wikimedian in Residence

Wikimedia UK is delighted to announce that The Royal Society is recruiting a Wikimedian in Residence. This prestigious residency at the UK’s national academy of science will last for six months and is supported by the Society with funding from Wikimedia UK. The Wikimedian in Residence will work with the Society to improve access to… read more »

Wikipedia to celebrate Rosalind Franklin’s birthday

Wikimedia UK is working together with the Royal Society and the Medical Research Council’s National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) to celebrate the birthday of Rosalind Franklin, the scientist whose work laid the foundations for the discovery of the structure of DNA. This special event on Thursday 25 July in Mill Hill, London, features an… read more »