On Tuesday 25 March 2014 the Royal Society are holding a Wikipedia edit-a-thon event for people who want to learn how to edit Wikipedia, in particular topics relating to diversity in science and technology in relation to geography, culture, gender, ethnicity and disability. New and experienced editors are welcome; there will be training sessions for those new to editing, and experienced helpers will be available. For more details on the event and to suggest potential topics see the event page on Wikipedia.
Please book for either the afternoon or the evening session; there will be light refreshments laid on. There will be presentations on editing for new editors at about 2.15 and 6.15, lasting about 40 minutes, and there will be experienced editors on hand throughout to give assistance.
There are limited tickets available. To book a place on the afternoon or evening session please follow the relevant link below:
If you have any questions about Diversity in science, Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the Royal Society please contact John Byrne, Wikimedian in Residence at the Royal Society firstname.lastname@example.org.