*Wikimedia Community Ireland Newsletter – December 2017*

*Happy Christmas from all of us at Wikimedia Community Ireland, and hoping
for an exciting and busy 2018!*

*Wiki Science*

Ireland's first year of the photography/image competition took place during
November 2017, and we had 80 entries over our 6 categories.

The six winning images for each categories are:

   - People in science - Raining Red Blood Cells
   <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Raining_Red_Blood_Cells.jpg> by
   Karen Slattery
   - Microscopy images - Warhol's Neuron
   <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Warhol%27s_Neuron.png> by
   - Non-photographic media - Germanium Telluride nanowires
   by Fionán
   - Image sets - Lightening 1
   <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lightening1.png> by Dwmalone
   - General category - The fire within her
   <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_fire_within_her.jpg> by
   - Women in STEM - Everyday I'm culturing
   by Zcsharp

We exhibited these images a SCI:COM conference in Ballsbridge, 7 December

*Editing events in TOG Hackerspace*

We will be continuing our editing events in TOG Hackerspace on Wednesday 31
January <https://www.meetup.com/Tog-Dublin-Hackerspace/events/lgkvbpyxcbpc/>
from 7-9pm. To get a reminder about this and other upcoming event sign up
on the TOG Meetup page <https://www.meetup.com/Tog-Dublin-Hackerspace/>, or
follow us on Facebook <https://www.facebook.com/WikimediaIreland> or Twitter

*Academia and Wikipedia: Critical Perspectives in Education and Research*

This conference will be taking place in Maynooth, 18 June 2018. The call
for papers is currently open, and will close on 28 February 2018. All of
the details can be found here

*International Digital Preservation Day*

As part of our ongoing partnership with Digital Repository Ireland, we held
an event with the Library at Trinity College Dublin to mark International
Digital Preservation Day on 30 November
It was a fascinating day of editing, with a pop up museum of computers
organised by the Library. The international hashtag was #idpd17.

Wikimedia Community Ireland
Chair - Shannon Eichelberger
Project Coordinator - Rebecca O'Neill

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