Talk:WikiJournal User Group/Editors

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This is a page to discuss the proposed current applications to join the editorial board or as an associate editor of a journal in the WikiJournal User Group.

To submit an application, or view an archive of all precious applications, see the individual journal pages at:
WikiJMed, WikiJSci, and WikiJHum.

As per the journal bylaws, an editorial board member or associate editor is elected after a majority vote, counting after 7 days of voting, by the following electorate:

  • Current editorial board members.
  • Peer reviewers who have completed at least one peer review of WikiJournal User Group.
  • Editors with at least 30 edits to WikiJournal User Group pages.
  • Not an individual voting for herself/himself.

After fulfillment of the above, any current editorial board member can execute the acceptance, by copy-pasting {{subst:WikiJournal accepted board member}} or {{subst:WikiJournal accepted associate editor}} underneath the votes.

WikiJournal of Medicine editorial applications



Associate editor application of James Bibey[edit source]

James Bibey 2nd Year Medical Student
Areas of expertise: General medicine (basic anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, statistics, ethics)

Relevant experience:

Professional - Maths lecturing, anatomical prosection preparation.
Publishing - N/A
Open - Significant editing history on English Wikipedia (primarily medicine and anatomy), Wikimedia Commons, and Wikidata under username "Bibeyjj".

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Medicine. Bibeyjj (discusscontribs) 19:23, 24 September 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • They seem a good candidate for assoc editor status, and it would be useful experience for them as well as helpful skills for us. We've been a bit stalled on applications over the last year, so it will be good to get organised again. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 11:59, 11 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I agree. I made an entry on the user's talk page whether he's still interested. If so, I think we can go ahead and approve this application. Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 15:52, 16 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I haven't heard back from the wiki talk page, so I sent an email through the wiki system as well. Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 03:13, 2 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Editorial board application of Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar[edit source]

Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar MD (website)
Areas of expertise: Neurosurgery, Neurotrauma, Stroke, Neurointervention, Neurocritical Care, Neurointervention, Evidence Based Medicine

Relevant experience:

Professional - Neurosurgeon graduated from the University of Cartagena, Founder of the Colombian Clinical Research Group in Neurocritical Care and Co-founder of the Latinamerican Council of Neurocritical Care (CLaNi). Research communication, research leadership, mentorship.
Publishing - Experience with publishing in peer-reviewed journals (see Google Scholar profile. Peer-reviewer for several international journals in Neurosurgery and Medicine (see Publons profile).
Open -

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Medicine. NeuroQuimbaya (discuss) 2022-07-12

No details were provided, so I have contacted the applicant to request that they add more information. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 01:27, 7 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I've updated the application above with the new replacement information that they sent through. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 03:55, 13 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Pending more specific presentation. I'm tending towards support, as the applicant seems active in research and publishing according to orcid ([1]). I think it is appropriate to let him join us. Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 03:12, 2 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Dr. Moscote-Salazar, some questions that have been raised are:
  • Would you be able to provide a webpage or other presentation about yourself? The link provided (https://neuroclani.org/) directs to a more general website.
  • Could you provide one or two sentences of what motivates you to join WikiJMed?
  • Would you be willing to begin contributing as an associate editor? The tasks can be described here: WikiJournal_of_Medicine/Associate_editors. We feel we can really need some help with peer review coordination, and you'll have the opportunity to later become promoted to editorial board membership.
Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 02:11, 11 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Editorial board application of Athikhun Suwannakhan[edit source]

Athikhun Suwannakhan PhD (website)
Areas of expertise: Clinical anatomy, medical imaging, medical education, systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Relevant experience:

Professional - Lecturer in Anatomy at Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok
Publishing - As of August 2022, I have published 19 research articles and peer-reviewed 52 times for 13 journals.
Open - I am an advocate of the Wikimedia Movement and I have represented Wikimedia Thailand at various international Wikimedia events.

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Medicine. -Athikhun.suw (discusscontribs) 00:23, 8 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Result: Accepted into the editorial board. Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 01:24, 14 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Next steps (add DONE or {{Done}} after someone has performed the task):
  1. YesY Done Send a welcome message and confirm their preferred email address (usually in their provided website link, else via Special:EmailUser)
  2. YesY Done Onboarding email template
  3. YesY Done Copy their information over to editorial board page using the {{WikiJournal editor summary}} template
  4. YesY Done Add their name and start data to the relevant editorial board on wikidata
  5. YesY Done Direct-add them to the WJMboard mailing list (via this link) which will grant them access to the private page only visible to board members
  6. __ Welcome them at the WJMboard mailing list so that they are informed
  7. __ Finally, move the application to this year's archive page


WikiJournal of Science editorial applications


Editorial board application of Roger M. Rosewall[edit source]

Roger M. Rosewall Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng.) (website)
Areas of expertise: Systems Engineering

Relevant experience:

Professional - 30+ years professional employment
Publishing - Reviewer for International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
Open - Currently using MediaWiki to collaborate on a Raytheon project

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Science. Rosewall2020 (discusscontribs) 15:51, 6 January 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Additional note: "My systems engineering experience is fairly broad, but I claim particular domain expertise in defense, intelligence, and homeland security." - Roger M. Rosewall by email
Additional note: "As a volunteer organization, INCOSE depends on the time and effort graciously contributed by individuals like yourself, supported by your organization, to make its programs a success. Through this leadership, we develop and share information that improves the practice of systems engineering by member individuals and their companies. Again, thank you for your time and commitment to INCOSE and the Systems Engineering community." - Excerpt from thankyou letter forwarded by Roger M. Rosewall by email
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support We occasionally get submissions using applied systems that may need your expertise and review. I hope you would be willing to do this. When you write "using MediaWiki to collaborate on a Raytheon project" I assume you mean the Raytheon DOMino program. Have you uploaded a copy of MediaWiki for this use or are you using the WMF projects? Have you considered contributing to the various Wikipedia articles on Systems Engineering? --Marshallsumter (discusscontribs) 02:29, 5 April 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support Certainly we could do with some more engineering knowledge on board and appreciate that professional engineering generates different outputs than academic engineering. Some more information would be useful though, e.g.: What does being a reviewer for INCOSE entail? Do you maintain a broad systems engineering knowledge or are you specialised in a particular aspect? T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 11:37, 18 April 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support I agree with the other editor comments and would love to hear more about INCOSE. --Saguaromelee (discusscontribs) 17:23, 9 August 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg Oppose Not enough detail in the application, not enough reactivity to the questions here. Apply again when more experienced with MediaWiki? Sylvain Ribault (discusscontribs) 20:53, 13 August 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Symbol oppose vote.svg Oppose I agree with Sylvain Ribault. There is very little evidence to support open experience aside from "using MediaWiki to collaborate on a Raytheon project", which I would assume is military-related and closed access. That example demonstrates poor (or mis)understanding of the open movement. This individual had no meaningful contribution on WMF projects. OhanaUnitedTalk page 19:55, 17 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support Roger has certainly worked collaboratively at INCOSE, where he has played a significant role. That organization shares meta-knowledge (engineering process knowledge) across national boundaries from what are often otherwise confidential projects, which are themselves highly collaborative within their supply chains, often involving multiple tiers of contractors and sub-contractors to meet client requirements. Roger will be an asset to the editorial team. Ian Alexander (discusscontribs) 11:40, 22 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Associate editor application of Daniel Gliksman[edit source]

Daniel Gliksman PhD (website)
Areas of expertise: Nature conservation, ecology, biodiversity, forestry, microclimate, biogeochemistry and carbon cycling

Relevant experience:

Professional - Research, fieldwork, teaching (daniel.gliksman@tu-dresden.de)
Publishing - Reviewer
Open - Not yet

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Science. Lucidan (discusscontribs) 04:39, 6 October 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Associate editor application of Alex O. Holcombe[edit source]

Alex O. Holcombe PhD (visual perception and cognitive psychology) (website)
Areas of expertise: visual perception, visual attention, meta science, cognitive psychology

Relevant experience:

Professional - academic research and teaching
Publishing - Co-founder of Registered Replication Reports (a precursor to Registered Reports), Co-founder of the journal Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, Associate Editor of Meta-psychology, Associate Editor of Collabra:Psychology, Founding Advisory Board Member, PLoS ONE
Open - I have worked on many open science and open access initiatives outside of Wikimedia Foundation projects, and also have a bit of experience editing Wikipedia (100 edits) and using OpenWetWare, a wiki-based early open science initiative

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Science. Aoholcombe (discusscontribs) 05:21, 11 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I am aware of the nascent psychology WikiJournal, which I could potentially switch to later, but my research sits between psychology and neuroscience in a sense, and also I do meta-science research which might fit best with WikiJournal of Science?

--Aoholcombe (discusscontribs) 05:21, 11 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Symbol support vote.svg Support. Alex has the passion and I believe will greatly contribute to the editorial board. OhanaUnitedTalk page 20:04, 13 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support. A stack of relevant experience - particularly in the early stages of journal establishment. I'd similarly be happy to see them on an editorial board, so I have no hesitation in supporting an assoc editor application. They'd be welcome to additionally join, ore more over to, the in prep psych journal once it's finally up and running. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 01:13, 21 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]


WikiJournal of Humanities editorial applications


Editorial board application of Piotr Konieczny[edit source]

Piotr Konieczny PhD (website)
Areas of expertise: sociology, new media, social movements, Wikipedia studies

Relevant experience:

Professional - Assistant then associate professor at Hanyang University since 2013
Publishing - I was an assistant for International Sociological Review of Books as a grad student
Open - Significant, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Piotrus

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Humanities. Piotrus (discusscontribs) 03:00, 9 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]


WikiJournal Technical Editor applications