Research:The effects of member turnovers in WikiProjects/Recruitment

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I am Bowen Yu, a Ph.D. student from GroupLens Research at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Currently, we are undertaking a study about turnover in WikiProjects within Wikipedia. We are trying to understand the effects of member turnovers on the WikiProject group, in terms of the group performance and member interaction, with a purpose of learning how to build successful online communities in future.

I would like to invite you for an interview if you are interested in our study and willing to share your experience with us. The interview will be about 30 - 45 minutes via either Skype or Google Hangout. You will receive a $10 gift card as compensation afterwards.

You can reach me at if you are interested or have any questions.

Thank you, Bowen