How can Wikipedia Activism restore diversity to science?
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created Wed, 17 Feb 2016 13:55:00 +0000
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  • Sociology
  • Information and Communication Technologies
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  • Wikipedia
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  • feminism
  • gender
  • scientists
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Title How can Wikipedia Activism restore diversity to science?
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  • Using Wikipedia to celebrate the achievements of the many scientists who aren't white men can help restore a sense of balance to science, says Hilda Bastian.
  • Using Wikipedia to celebrate the achievements of the many scientists who aren't white men can help restore a sense of balance to science, says Hilda Bastian. <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/science/across-the-sciences/how-can-wikipedia-activism-restore-diversity-science" /> Hilda Bastian. Hilda Bastian was a health consumer advocate in Australia in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Controversies riddled with ideology and vested interests drove her to science. Epidemiology and effectiveness research have kept her hooked ever since. She is an academic editor at the open access journal, PLOS Medicine, member of the PLOS One Human Research Ethics Advisory Group, and a member of Wikipedia’s WikiProject Medicine.<br />First published on Wed, 17 Feb 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/science/across-the-sciences/how-can-wikipedia-activism-restore-diversity-science">How can Wikipedia Activism restore diversity to science?</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative Commons BY 4.0 2016