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On Wednesday 26th June we will be holding our second Diversithon here at the Crick, where we will focus on making or improving Wikipedia entries of notable BAME scientists, clinicians and inventors. Special guest Alice White from Wellcome Collection will be on hand to help.



Joining us on the evening to give lightening talks will be:

  • Karen Ambrose, Database Team Lead at the Crick and Chair of the institute’s Race Equity (BAME) Network
  • Victoria Wang, Crick PhD student in the Adult Stem Cell Laboratory
  • Dr Esther Odekunle, Senior Scientist at GSK Biopharm Discovery



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 any researcher with an interest in communicating science. Wikipedia is part of the scholarly communication system and you should know how to be part of the Wikipedia information ecosystem.

In addition:

  • Sharing knowledge makes you happy.
  • You expand your knowledge while editing.
  • Your communication skills will improve, as you will engage in lively discussions and debates.
  • You will engage with new people who are interested in the same topics as you.
  • We all use Wikipedia then why not help it grow. Think of doing a favour in return of knowledge you have had from it.

Come to Diversithon and make a difference to the visibility of BAME scientists.



Pre-event Instructions:

Make sure you bring along your laptop and charger!

Please register for a Wikipedia account through the following link:
Create account

Or, go to the Wikipedia main page and in the top right-hand side there will be the create account link.


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