User:John Cummings

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John Cummings
John Cummings
This is the 24th century, material needs no longer exist....the challenge is to improve yourself, to enrich yourself, enjoy. ~ Jean-Luc Picard

About me

I am Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO, to find out more about the project please click here

Things I've written:

Wikipedia

Wikidata

Meta

Commons

Blogs

Other

My work

I am currently Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO, I was previously Wikimedian in Residence at the Natural History Museum, London and Science Museum, London 2013 - 14, the project pages can be found here. I have also worked as a Wikimania organiser at Wikimedia UK for Wikimania 2014, co-running the Community Village, organising the Free Culture and Open Data weekends and the conference collateral.

I'm a Wikimedia UK accredited trainer for communities and organisations, I have run Wikipedia editing training with many other organisations including: Zoological Society of London, Office for National Statistics, Imperial College, Medical Research Council.

I have also advised many organisations on how they can benefit from working with the Wikimedia movement including Amnesty International, Royal Society, Royal Veterinary College, Statisticians from UK government departments, Wellcome Collection, Breast Cancer Care, Department for Culture Media and Sport, UK Cabinet Office and Royal Society of Chemistry.

I started MonmouthpediA and was the Wikimedian in Residence for the GibraltarpediA project.

QRpedia plaque for Shire Hall, Monmouth.jpg

“Bringing a whole town to life on Wikipedia is something new and is a testament to the forward-thinking people of Monmouth, all of the volunteers and the Wikimedia UK team. I’m looking forward to seeing other towns and cities doing the same thing.” - Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia.