Just pointing out that there were several articles which were edited
outside the two Edit-a-thons. These articles are not being counted by the
On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 10:07 PM, A. Mani <a.mani....@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 10:59 PM, Parul <sri.pa...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > India has a lot of successful women scientists who have made a mark in
> > respective fields. However, it is unfortunate that these women still do
> > have an existence on Wikipedia. Read this blog post to know a little
> > We are organizing a Women Scientists edit-a-thon tomorrow and day after.
> > Join us by editing as many articles as possible during these the two
> > Apart from creating articles, you could also help us by correcting or
> > expanding existing ones. Adding names to the existing list of scientists
> > would go a long way too.
> What criteria (relative academic accomplishments) is being used for
> qualifying as a "women scientist"?
> Some days ago, I saw some entries for fresh people with a couple of
> publications (it was part of an earlier round of editing).
> One cannot really go by the few awards (politicized) and such.
> If that is the criteria, then I know at least 95 women who would fit
> in. If I set the cut off point at 5 years in research, then the number
> would be 60 - 72+ (I am not sure ).
> If the criteria is 100pp of publication in refereed international
> journals or 10 years in research or some high impact work (requires
> peer review), then the number would be much less.
> ps. I don't want an article on myself as I have enough publicity :)
> A. Mani
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