Workshop: Science writing on Wikipedia

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Laver 320

North Park Road

University of Exeter, Streatham Campus

Exeter

EX4 4QE

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For many scientists, Wikipedia is a good place to look up quick facts and references to proper papers.

It can be more though. As the fifth-most read website on the web, it is a perfect venue for science communication. In science, many pages don't reflect the newest insights yet and editing can help laypeople and journalists keep up with the most recent science.

Furthermore, we all have to do literature reviews as part of our work, why not write it up publicly? Good Wikipedia pages can even be submitted into and published in the WikiJournal of Science, an open access, free-to-publish new journal.

In this workshop we will first have a quick session on how to edit and the culture of the Wikipedia community. In the second part of the workshop, participants will have a personalised assignment, adding some information from their own expertise.

We'll finish the event with pizza, sponsored by the Early Career Research Network.


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Date: 26 September 2019

Time: 16:30 - 18:30

Room: Laver 320, North Park Road Streatham Campus, University of Exeter.


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United Kingdom

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