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This is a directory of WikiProjects that deal with science, technology, and engineering. WikiProjects marked with a green background are currently active, while those with a gray background are not. Task forces of large projects are marked with a blue background.

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Science, technology, and engineering[edit]

Science[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Science no yes yes Science collaboration inactive since May 2008
Archaeology yes Archaeology
Cognitive science yes yes
Color yes yes
Forestry yes yes Forestry
Futures studies yes
Gemology and Jewelry yes yes
History of Science (main listing here)
Measurement yes
Nature no see Tree of Life instead
Pseudoscience (main listing here)
Pollution yes
Systems yes yes Systems science
Systems Engineering Initiative (main listing here)
Time (main listing here)
Women scientists (main listing here)

History of science[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
History of science yes yes yes History of science Portal:Science; Portal:History; Portal:Technology; Portal:Philosophy of science; Portal:Mind and Brain
History of biology no
History of Nuclear Enterprise no
Years in science no
Wikipedia:WikiProject Bibliographies/Science task force (main listing here)

Biology[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Biology yes yes Biology
Biophysics yes Biology
Ecology yes yes Agronomy Portal:Ecology
Ecoregions yes
Environment yes yes Environment
Climate change task force Global warming
Environmental Record task force
Green vehicle task force
Sustainability task force Sustainable development
Evolutionary biology (main listing here)
Extinction yes Extinction
Neuroscience yes yes Neuroscience
Game theory (main listing here)
Horticulture and Gardening (main listing here)
Computational Biology yes Revived in June 2011, supported by the International Society for Computational Biology
NLP concepts and methods no Neuro-linguistic programming
Superfund yes yes
Tree of Life (main listing here)
Zoo yes yes yes Zoos and aquariums

Evolution/Origin of Life[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Evolutionary biology yes yes
Human Genetic History yes

Horticulture and Gardening[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Horticulture and Gardening yes yes Gardening

Molecular and Cellular Biology[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Molecular and Cellular Biology yes yes yes yes Molecular and Cellular Biology Also Portal:Gene Wiki
Metabolic Pathways Metabolism
Cell Signaling yes
Chemical and Bio Engineering (main listing here)
Genetics yes
Medical genetics Medicine
Microbiology yes yes Biology
Neurology Medicine
RNA yes

Sexology and Sexuality[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Sexology and sexuality yes yes Sexuality
Sex work Sexuality
Gender Studies yes yes yes
LGBT studies yes yes yes yes LGBT

Tree of Life[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Tree of Life yes yes
Animals (main listing here)
Australian biota yes yes
Biota of Great Britain and Ireland yes yes
Fungi yes yes yes Fungi 34 Featured Articles
Marine life (main listing here)
Plants (main listing here)
Algae yes
Prokaryotes and protists no
Viruses yes Revived on 24/02/2011

Animals[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Animals yes yes yes yes Animals
Animals in media (main listing here)
Amphibians and Reptiles yes yes Amphibians and Reptiles
Aquatic Invertebrates no
Arthropods (main listing here)
Birds yes yes yes yes Birds 89 featured articles, four featured topics
Domestic pigeon task force


Bivalves yes Started in January 2012
Cryptozoology yes yes
Dinosaurs yes yes yes Dinosaurs 30 Featured Articles, most active 2006-08.
Fishes (main listing here)
Gastropods yes Gastropods


Mammals (main listing here)
Pterosaurs no
Sea Monsters no yes
Arthropods[edit]
Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Arthropods yes yes Arthropods
Insects yes yes Insects
Lepidoptera yes yes Insects
Mantodea no Mantodea
Phasmatodea no yes Biology
Spiders yes yes Biology
Beekeeping (main listing here)
Fishes[edit]
Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Fishes yes yes yes Fish
Aquarium Fishes yes Aquarium Fish
Sharks yes yes yes Sharks
Mammals[edit]
Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Mammals yes yes yes Mammals
Mustelids (Weasels)
Pocket pets (Lagomorphs)
Cats yes yes yes yes Cats
Cetaceans yes yes yes Cetaceans
Dogs yes yes Dogs
Dog breeds
Dog photos
Greyhound racing
Equine yes yes Horses
Horse breeds
Horse training
Monotremes and Marsupials no
Primates yes yes yes Primates
Rodents yes

Marine life[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Marine life yes yes Marine life
Aquatic Invertebrates no
Bivalves yes
Cephalopods yes
Cetaceans (main listing here)
Gastropods yes Gastropods

Plants[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Plants yes yes yes yes Plants
Banksia yes yes 7 Featured Articles, 1 A-class article, 1 Good Article
Cannabis yes yes yes Cannabis
Carnivorous plants yes yes

Chemistry[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Chemistry yes yes yes yes Chemistry
Structure drawing
Glass task force
Gold Book
Chemical and Bio Engineering yes
Chemicals yes yes
Elements yes yes
Explosives yes
Formation Evaluation (main listing here)
Mass spectrometry no yes yes yes
Physical Chemistry no yes
Polymers yes Chemistry
Spectroscopy yes yes
Water no Water

Economics[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Business yes yes Business and economics
Economics yes
Investment yes

Geosciences[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Geology yes yes yes Earth sciences
Geology - Cambrian Explosion task force Earth sciences
Geology - Periods task force Earth sciences
Earthquakes yes yes Earthquakes
Formation Evaluation no Earth sciences Portal:Engineering
Geologic timescale no Earth sciences Being merged with Wikipedia:WikiProject Geology
Mining yes yes Mining
Rocks and minerals yes Earth sciences
Seamounts yes yes Seamounts New project
Soil yes yes Earth sciences Portal:Science; Portal:Agropedia; Portal:Geography
Volcanoes yes yes yes Volcanoes


Health and fitness[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Health and fitness yes Health and fitness
Abortion no yes
AIDS no
Hospitals yes yes
Medicine (main listing here)
Mind-Body (main listing here)
National Health Service no yes
Sports (main listing here)
Water (main listing here)

Medicine[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Medicine yes yes yes yes Medicine
Cardiology task force
Dermatology task force
Emergency medicine and EMS task force
Gastroenterology task force
Hematology-oncology task force
Medical genetics task force
Nephrology task force
Neurology task force
Ophthalmology task force
Pathology task force
Psychiatry task force
Pulmonology task force
Radiology task force
Reproductive medicine task force
Society and medicine task force
Toxicology task force


Translation task force
Alternative medicine yes
Anatomy yes
Dentistry no yes yes
Dyslexia yes yes
First aid no yes
Homeopathy no
Hospitals (main listing here)
NIH no
Nursing yes yes yes Nursing
Pharmacology (main listing here)
Psychology yes yes Psychology Portal:Mind and Brain
Physiology yes
Veterinary medicine yes yes

Pharmacology[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Pharmacology yes yes Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Psychedelics, Dissociatives and Deliriants yes yes

Information science[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Librarians yes Library and information science
Method engineering no
Computer science (main listing here)
Cryptography (main listing here)
Databases (main listing here)

Mathematics[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Mathematics yes yes yes Mathematics A-class review, more portals
Mathematical graphics
PlanetMath Exchange
Cryptography yes Cryptography
Game theory (main listing here)
Golden ratio no
Mathematics Competitions yes yes
Numbers yes
Polyhedra yes
Probability no
Statistics yes yes Statistics
Uniform Polytopes yes

Meteorology[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Meteorology yes yes yes Weather
Tropical meteorology task force Tropical cyclones Collaboration with WikiProject Tropical cyclones
Severe weather yes yes Weather
Climate no Weather Portal:Tropical cyclones
Tropical cyclones yes yes yes yes Tropical cyclones
Atlantic hurricane task force Tropical cyclones
East Pacific hurricane task force Tropical cyclones
Tropical meteorology task force Tropical cyclones Collaboration with WikiProject Meteorology
Season articles task force Tropical cyclones
Storm articles task force Tropical cyclones
Winter Storms yes Weather

Physics[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Physics yes yes Physics Portal:Electromagnetism
Acoustics task force
BPH task force
Fluid dynamics task force
Glass task force
Relativity task force
Optics no
Biophysics (main listing here)
Spectroscopy (main listing here)

Space[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Astronomy (main listing here)
Spaceflight (main listing here)

Astronomy[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Astronomy yes yes Astronomy
Constellations task force
Astronomical objects yes yes yes Astronomy Portal:Star, Portal:X-ray astronomy
Solar System yes yes Solar System Portal:Uranus
Jupiter task force Jupiter
Mars no yes Mars
Moon no yes Moon
Eclipses yes yes
Astrology (main listing here)

Spaceflight[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Spaceflight yes yes Spaceflight
Space Stations working group
Timeline of Spaceflight working group
Rocketry no yes

Technology[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Technology yes Technology
Alternative fuels no
Automobile construction (main listing here)
Bell System yes yes
Blu-ray no
Blades yes
Electronics yes yes
Engineering (main listing here)
Energy yes yes Energy Portal:Renewable energy
Energy - Oil Megaprojects task force
Geographic Information System yes yes New!
Firearms (main listing here)
Metalworking yes
Military technology and engineering (main listing here)
Weaponry (main listing here)
Polymers (main listing here)
Robotics yes yes yes yes Robotics New!
Telecommunications (main listing here)
Transportation (main listing here)
Woodworking yes

Aviation[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Aviation yes yes yes yes Aviation
Aerospace biography task force
Air sports task force
Aviation accident task force
Aircraft yes yes Aviation
Engines task force
Rotorcraft task force
Airlines yes yes
Defunct airlines task force
Airports yes yes
Gliding no yes
Military aviation (main listing here)

Computing[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Computing yes yes yes Computing
Computer hardware task force
Computer and Information Security task force Superseded by WikiProject Computer Security
Computer networking task force Computer networking
Early computers task force
Software task force Software This group operates as both a task force and a separate WikiProject group
Websites task force This group operates as both a task force and a separate WikiProject group
Amiga no
Apple Inc. yes yes yes Apple Inc.
iOS task force
Macintosh task force
Blogging yes yes
C++ yes
Computer graphics no yes Computer graphics
Computer music (main listing here)
Computer science yes yes Computer science
Computer Security yes yes Computer Security
Computer Vision yes
Cryptography (main listing here)
Databases yes yes
Free Software yes yes Free software Needs leadership
Game theory (main listing here)
Google no Google
Internet yes yes Internet
Internet culture (main listing here)
IRC yes yes IRC
Java yes yes yes Java
KDE no
Linux yes yes yes Linux
Malware no Superseded by WikiProject Computer Security
Mathematical and Computational Biology (main listing here)
Method engineering (main listing here)
Microsoft yes yes Microsoft This Project is new and its project page is under development.
Microsoft Windows yes yes
.NET no yes
Perl yes interested in developing Perl-related articles and Perl scripts
Plan 9 no
Programming languages no Merged with WikiProject Computer science
RISC OS yes
Software no Software Also a task force of Computing
Websites no Also a task force of Computing
Early web history

Engineering[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Engineering yes yes Engineering
Chemical and Bio Engineering (main listing here)
Civil engineering yes
Dams yes Engineering
Electrical engineering yes yes Portal:Engineering; Portal:Electronics; Portal:Physics;
Method engineering (main listing here)
Military technology and engineering (main listing here)
Signal Processing yes
Systems Engineering Initiative yes

Firearms[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Firearms yes yes
Airsoft no
Military history - Weaponry task force (main listing here)


Rail transport[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Trains (main listing here)
Trains in Japan (main listing here)
London Transport (main listing here)

Telecommunications[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Telecommunications yes Telecommunication
Bell System yes yes
Audiovisual telecommunications no
Cellular devices no
Radio Stations (main listing here)
Television (main listing here)

Time[edit]

Project Active Assessment Peer review Collaboration Portal Notes
Time yes yes Time
Calendars no
Current Local City Time no
Days of the Year yes
Holidays (main listing here)
Leaders by year (main listing here)
Timelines no
Time Zones no
Watches yes
Years yes
Years in Science (main listing here)