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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”

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”

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!”


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”


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”

Slide from Sara Thomas's presentation.

Online training for online trainers – a response to COVID-19

By Sara Thomas, Scotland Programme Coordinator. At the beginning of the lockdown period in the UK, the Programmes Team, along … Continue reading “Online training for online trainers – a response to COVID-19”

Hannah Rothmann. Image used with permission.

My first week as the new Wikimedia Training Intern

Hannah Rothmann is an intern at Edinburgh University, training with our Wikimedian in Residence who is based there, Ewan McAndrew. Hannah wrote this post for the University’s blog.

Wikimedia UK 2019 AGM, by John LubbockCC BY-SA 4.0

Just one week left to sign up for our 2020 AGM!

We’re gearing up for this year’s Annual General Meeting with just over a week to go until the event! On … Continue reading “Just one week left to sign up for our 2020 AGM!”

Cropped Aberdeen panorama, by Alan JamiesonCC BY-SA 3.0

Wikidata and Aberdeen – a virtual hackathon

Introduction by Sara Thomas, Wikimedia UK’s Scotland Programme Coordinator. Over Easter weekend I attended a virtual hackathon, hosted by Code … Continue reading “Wikidata and Aberdeen – a virtual hackathon”