Tuesday the 13th of October was the inaugural Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) at the University of Edinburgh. The Interactive Content (IC) team were responsible for the design, development and facilitation of 5 key workshop activities. Not only did registered University students and staff enjoy the day, but so did a significant number of guests from the Edinburgh community.
71 favourites and 48 retweets from the IC @Tweelearning Twitter account alone
Impressions: 9,447 (times people saw these Tweets on Twitter)
Total engagements: 665 (times people interacted with these Tweets)
~400 unique Tweets using the official event hashtag #ALD15EdUni (via Topsy)
Katya Krasnopeeva from Pilizota Lab, within the School of Biological Sciences, very kindly gave an inspirational overview of her current research post. She even had a short video demonstrating how LEGO was used to help them out with a rather repetitive laboratory procedure.
With help from the very generous Sara Thomas (Museums Galleries Scotland – Wikimedia in Residence), one University of Edinburgh student made substantial additions to the Ada Lovelace Wikipedia page (Persian)