We invite you to nominate one or more scholarly research publications
to be considered for the Wikimedia Foundation Research Award of the
Year. Learn more below.
=Purpose of the award=
Recognize recent research on or about the Wikimedia projects or recent
research that is of importance to the Wikimedia projects. Recognize
the researchers behind the research.
You can learn more about previous winners at
Your nomination must meet the following criteria:
* The research must be on, about, using data from, and/or of
importance to Wikipedia, Wikidata, Wikisource, Wikimedia Commons or
other Wikimedia projects.
* The publication must be available in English.
* The research must have been published between January 1, 2022 and
December 31, 2022.
Submit your nominations by February 6, 2023 through
. We will ask you
to provide the following information in your nomination:
* Title of the manuscript
* A copy of the manuscript you are nominating
* A summary of the research and a clear justification for why the work
merits the award (in 350 words or fewer in English).
Note that self-nominations and nominations of others' work are both welcome.
The winner(s) will be announced in a ceremony as part of Wiki Workshop
If you have any questions, please contact us at
Emily Lescak, on behalf of Benjamin Mako Hill (University of Washington)
and Leila Zia (Wikimedia Foundation)
Emily Lescak (she / her)
Senior Research Community Officer
The Wikimedia Foundation