Wikimedia Sverige and Higher Education/Lund University

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Contributing to Wikipedia is the single most effective way of doing science outreach, which in Sweden is known as the third task of academia. There is simply no other platform which allows you to reach as many readers. Wikimedia Sverige and Lunds University are therefore working together to integrate Wikimedia's projects into the work done by staff.

Wikipedia training for PhDs at Lund University[edit]

In August 2016, the research school COMPUTE at Lund University organised a Wikipedia training session for 30 of their PhDs. The training was embedded in conversations about science outreach and how to engage with the public and contributing to making science accessible to large audiences and making an impact. The training resulted in some impressive results:

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