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What are WikiJournals?

This article was jointly authored by Thomas Shafee and Jack Nunn from the WikiJournals board, and edited by John Lubbock of Wikimedia UK. The WikiJournals are a new group of peer-reviewed, open-access academic journals which are free to publish in. The twist is that articles published in them are integrated into Wikipedia. At the moment,… read more »

Science and Wikipedia: a round-up

This post was written by Dr Martin Poulter, Wikimedia UK volunteer and convener of the Wikipedia Science Conference The past year has been eventful and exciting for anyone interested in how Wikipedia can support the process and understanding of science. Here are a few stories that have caught my attention, plus a next step that… read more »

Call For Proposals: the Wikipedia Science Conference (deadline 8 May)

This post was written by Dr Martin Poulter, Wikipedian and the convener of the Wikipedia Science Conference Wikimedia UK and Wellcome Trust are delighted to welcome session proposals for the Wikipedia Science Conference – the first of its kind – taking place in London on the 2nd and 3rd of September. The two-day conference reflects… read more »

Using Wikipedia to open up science

This post was written by Dr Martin Poulter, Wikimedia UK volunteer and Wikipedian As part of Open Access Week, I’d like to explore some overlaps between Open Access and what we do in Wikimedia, and end with an announcement that I’m very excited about. We who write Wikipedia do not expect readers to believe something… 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 »

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