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The Australian Academy of Science held a Women of Science Wikibomb on 14 August 2014 during National Science Week.

The Wikibomb asked participants to help create or improve Wikipedia pages for Australian female scientists who have a limited presence online.

The aim is to publicly acknowledge the work of women in science, as well as inspiring the next generation of scientists.

The Wikibomb was held online and at the physical event at the Shine Dome in Canberra.

Articles created[edit]

The following articles were taken from Category:Wikibomb2014:

Recent edits to these articles are listed at Special:RecentChangesLinked/Category:Wikibomb2014. That link is also at "Related changes" on the above category page.

Media coverage[edit]

  • Warden, Ian (14 August 2014). "Gang-gang: Wikipedia bombers plot to promote women in science". The Canberra Times.
  • Sedghi, Sarah; Rourke, Holly (August 14, 2014). / "Online activists use Wikibomb to give greater recognition to work of female scientists on Wikipedia" Check |url= value (help). ABC News.
  • "Women scientists work to right wrongs with Wikibomb". The World Today. August 14, 2014.
  • Smith, Bridie; Phillips, Nicky (27 July 2014). "Dr who? Campaign to boost digital profile of Australia's female scientists". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  • "Wikibomb to boost online role models for women scientists". Australian Life Scientist. 29 July 2014.