Wikipedia Science Conference/Programme
Wednesday 2nd September 2015[edit | edit source]
Registration & coffee
|10.30||Welcome and opening remarks (Phoebe Harkins and Tom Ziessen, Wellcome Trust)|
|10.45||Keynote: Dame Wendy Hall, University of Southampton|
|11.30||Daniel Mietchen, National Institutes of Health. Wikimedia and Scholarly Communication|
|12.00||Alex Bateman, European Molecular Biology Laboratory/ European Bioinformatics Institute. Using Wikipedia to annotate Scientific Databases|
|14.00||Jenny Molloy, University of Cambridge/ ContentMine. Challenges and opportunities for Wikipedia and Wikidata in synthetic biology|
|14.30||Geoffrey Bilder, CrossRef. Usage of Digital Object Identifiers across Wikimedia projects|
Refreshments/ networking and sign-ups for unconference
|15.30||Daniel Mietchen, National Institutes of Health. Wikidata for Research|
|16.00||Stefan Kasberger, GESIS Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences and Open Knowledge Foundation Austria, ContentMine/ OpenscienceASAP. Wikipedia in an Open Science workflow|
|16.30||Andy Mabbett, Wikimedian In Residence at the Royal Society of Chemistry; and at ORCID. Wikipedia, Wikidata and more - How Can Scientists Help?|
End of first day's programme
Drinks reception sponsored by Royal Society of Chemistry
Thursday 3rd September 2015[edit | edit source]
Coffee, networking and signing up for unconference sessions
|10.00||Announcements about unconference, hackathon(s) and future events|
|10.15||Keynote: Peter Murray Rust, University of Cambridge.|
|11.00||Darren Logan, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. Using Scientific Databases to annotate Wikipedia|
|11.30||Melissa Highton, University of Edinburgh. Changing the Ways the Stories are Told|
|12.00||Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus. Developing an Ethical Approach to Using Wikipedia as the Front Matter to all Research|
An unconference method was used to put the unconference programme (below) in the hands of the delegates.
Refreshments served at 14.30 but unconference continued.
|15.00||Dario Taraborelli, Wikimedia Foundation and Altmetrics.org. Citing as a public service|
|15.30||Cancer Research UK’s Wikipedian in Residence project – reflections and outcomes|
|16:15||Wrap-up and thanks from Martin Poulter, Wikimedian In Residence at the Bodleian Libraries|
|17.00||Post-conference drinks in a nearby pub|
Unconference[edit | edit source]
This is the running order as decided by participants, on the day.
|1:20-1:50||BMJ peer review||Your first Wikipedia edit||MediaWiki||Encyclopedism||'Publish-or-die' vs Wikipedia|
|1:55-2:25||harmonise licensing +
||Your first Wikidata edit||ContentMine||Wikimedians in Residence||Wiki Loves Scientists|
|2:30-3:00||UN Sustainable Development Goals||Wikimedia editing Q+A
For all abilities
come along if you need help
|Wikidata tools||Review the lit (we use this okfn pad)||Wiki Loves Scientists|
- British Medical Journal have offered to provide their best reviewers to peer-review Wikipedia's best medical articles. I'm driving this, and don't want to stuff it up. I need your thoughts and input. (Talking points)
- What can we do to harmonise licensing between Wikimedia properties (CC BY-SA) and Open Access Repositories (CC BY) *Not* an argument about licensing but a discussion about practical steps.
- Copyright issues as a barrier to open access to knowledge. Current issue at en:Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Bristol/archive1 relating to copyright law and Freedom of panorama. Touching on UK/International law and ethical/ownership issues.
- ContentMine tools, hands-on demonstration of getpapers & quickscrape.
- Encyclopedism and the Unity of Science
- Wiki Loves Scientists, Create a new biography for a Royal Society scientist via List of Fellows of the Royal Society elected in 2012
- How to review the lit for a WP entry (we meet on this okfn pad)
- When Wikipedia is not the right tool, but MediaWiki is. Explore some issues around using wikis when information/data is either by necessity not open, or not notable
- How can the Wikimedia movement contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (+ Wikipedia page?)