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Small Charity Week – celebrating the big impact of small charities

By George Colbourn, Fundraising Development Coordinator at Wikimedia UK This year, Wikimedia UK is taking part in ‘Small Charity Week’, an annual … Continue reading “Small Charity Week – celebrating the big impact of small charities”

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Wikidata Map November 2019
Wikidata Map November 2019 Huge by AddshoreCC0

What does decolonisation mean for Wikipedia?

By Richard Nevell, Project Coordinator at Wikimedia UK Wikipedia is a magnificent tool for sharing knowledge with an enormous reach. … Continue reading “What does decolonisation mean for Wikipedia?”

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Women EmpowerED by Jessica Motely.

Women EmpowerED: Wikipedia Editathon

By Sarah Lappin, final year computer science and artificial intelligence student at the University of Edinburgh, and President for Edinburgh … Continue reading “Women EmpowerED: Wikipedia Editathon”

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Wikimedia UK banner for 2021 Women's History Month
Women's History Month banner. CC BY-S.A 4.0.

The wiki gender gap and Women’s History Month

By Lucy Crompton-Reid, Chief Executive of Wikimedia UK. Wikipedia’s vision is a world in which everyone has access to the … Continue reading “The wiki gender gap and Women’s History Month”

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Natasha Iles
Natasha Iles

Introducing Natasha Iles, our new Head of Development and Communications

In October we recruited for a role that we have long known will be critical to the sustainability of Wikimedia … Continue reading “Introducing Natasha Iles, our new Head of Development and Communications”

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Wikidata 8th birthday logo

Happy Birthday Wikidata!

It’s Wikidata’s 8th birthday today, and we’re incredibly proud of Wikipedia’s lesser known little sister. Twenty years ago an incredible … Continue reading “Happy Birthday Wikidata!”

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Scots Wiki – moving forward

By Dr Sara Thomas, Scotland Programme Coordinator As Wikimedia UK, we work to support language communities living in, or connected … Continue reading “Scots Wiki – moving forward”

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Education booklet – Imperial College London

Extract from the Education booklet case study, written by Wikimedia UK and University of Edinburgh. Earlier this year we produced … Continue reading “Education booklet – Imperial College London”

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