Subject: Financial aid available: reach millions with your expertise… become a Wiki Scientist!
Did you know that by adding to Wikipedia, you have the power to share your expertise with millions of readers?
When we educate the public we help them understand and value science. But they can't apply scientific knowledge to solve the world's problems without high quality information access. You can help by meeting people where they're already getting information – on Wikipedia.
Even though Wikipedia is for everyone, the process of creating and adding to pages can feel like learning to read and write music. Our expert guides can show you the way in our Living Knowledge training course that is specially designed to increase public understanding of biology.
Living knowledge Biologists grow public access to science via Wikipedia
Join us: early bird, group discounts, and financial aid available
Registration closes on November 8th.
- We meet for 8 weeks, via 1 hour weekly collaborative online meetings
- We will meet November 18th through January 13th (no meeting week of 12/23)
- By the end of the course, you will have improved at least one Wikipedia article related to biology that reaches thousands of readers each month
Financial aid details
Thanks to generous funders, we have financial aid available for this course. We encourage anyone to apply who would like to participate but who might not have access to the necessary funds to cover the full course fee. Financial aid details are available in the registration form.
Please let me know if you have any questions,
Samantha Weald <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Monday, October 28, 2019