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  • This list is still under development. Every part of it may change before the official launch, including its title, URL, and method of organization.
  • This is a list of wikis devoted to research fields or research topics.
  • Alphabetical by title.


  • Agrowiki is an agricultural wiki which is a subsidiary of Agropedia - an “integrated model of digital content organization in the agricultural domain”. It is hosted and managed by Akvo, an open source Internet and mobile software developer that aims to make “international development cooperation and aid activity more effective and transparent.”

Biology / life sciences

  • Also see medicine.
  • Brede Wiki is a neuroinformatics wiki focusing on neuroimaging information. Most of the data in this wiki is from functional neuroimaging papers. It was launched in 2009 at Department of Informatics and Mathematical Modeling, / Technical University of Denmark.
  • Galaxy is a wiki that focuses on computational biomedical research. It is part of a larger web-based platform called Galaxy Project.



  • The Digital Classicist is a wiki devoted to the application of humanities computing to research in the ancient and Byzantine worlds.


Earth sciences




  • JurisPedia is a wiki devoted to international legal and political sciences. It is a collaborative project of multiple academic institutions.
  • Law Wiki is a wiki devoted to issues of U.S. and international law. It was launched in 2007.


  • Glottopedia is a linguistics wiki. It has multiple language versions. It was launched in 2007.


  • MathWiki is a collaborative wiki that focuses on mathematics. It aims to be a dynamic open access wiki textbook resource. It was created and is currently directed by Prof. Delmar Larsen at UC Davis.


  • Also see biology / life sciences.
  • CHDWiki is a wiki for geneticists, clinicians, and molecular biologists working on Congenital Heart Defects (CHDs).

Multidisciplinary wikis

  • AcaWiki is a wiki repository for summaries of academic articles under CC-BY. It is run by AcaWiki Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation incorporated in California, U.S.A.
  • nLab is a wiki about mathematics, physics and philosophy.
  • WikiDoc is a wiki focusing on archaeology, classical antiquity, paleoanthropology, forensic anthropology, cultural heritage studies, and quaternary sciences.



  • Quantiki is a quantum information science wiki.
  • SklogWiki is a thermodynamics and statistical mechanics wiki.

Politics / political science



  • Appropedia is a wiki that focuses on collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction.