What's an Idea?
An idea is the seed of a research project. Ideas can be about new software, research questions & hypotheses, a solution to a problem, or just a problem that needs solving. A good idea can be a thought and a few sketches or a fully specified proposal. Project ideas are really simple to write up and they ought to be simple to understand.
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Below is a list of project ideas created by L2 members sorted by last update. Note that you can bring a project idea to the top of the list by updating the page -- add some new information, a figure, or a sketch.
2014-07-31: Ideas/How does the availability of VisualEditor affect the rate of edits and editor acquisition in different languages?
2013-11-09: Ideas/How has the retention of female editors been affected by the decline?
2013-11-08: Ideas/The effect of abuse filter
2014-07-28: Ideas/First edits for male and female newcomers
2013-11-09: Ideas/Oxford Hackathon Notes
2014-08-01: Ideas/Automated broadcasting of newly categorized stubs
2013-10-20: Ideas/Map Visualising Learning Pathway Links
2013-11-10: Ideas/Helpdesks on Wikipedia
2014-08-04: Ideas/How much repetitive text is there in Wikipedias in different languages? Can it be useful for translation memory?
2013-10-29: Ideas/Assessment of article improvement tasks
2013-11-14: Ideas/Using Wikipedia as a multilingual corpus
2015-01-01: Ideas/FlaggedRevs unregistered users engagement
2013-11-06: Ideas/Requests for adminship and the retention of long term editors
2013-12-11: Ideas/Is ptwiki declining like enwiki?
2014-07-16: Ideas/Public query interface for Labs
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