Jess Wade

Writing female scientists into Wikipedia, one page at a time

Video credit: UK Research and Innovation 
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Dr Jess Wade is an Imperial College Research Fellow investigating spin selective processes in the Department of Materials.

She is particularly interested in improving the efficiency of optoelectronic devices, with a focus on chiral functional materials.

Jess has created over 2000 Wikipedia pages about women and other under-represented groups working in research. Many feature extremely notable scientists who previously did not have a Wikipedia presence at all.

Last updated: 25 January 2023

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