Course Details and Schedule

For the 2nd year running, IT Services hosts a Wikipedia editathon to mark Ada Lovelace Day. To celebrate female achievements in the sciences, come join us (and a trainer from Wikipedia) in editing and updating relevant entries for key women who have made significant contributions to world knowledge.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Editing entries in Wikipedia
  • Women in science
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Public engagement and open education
Course information
Intended audience Anyone with an interest in crowdsourcing and developing public understanding of women in science.
Prior knowledge No Wiki editing experience is necessary, though experienced editors are very welcome; tutorials will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers.
Further information We welcome those from outside the University to attend the editathon. Please contact to book your place. If you are a member of the University, use the usual booking system and add this event to your basket (below). Can't be there the whole time? No problem. Join us for as little or as long as you like.
Where next? More information on The Ada Lovelace blog. See the rest of the Engage Programme

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: This is a one-off event and will not be repeated.