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Our Wiki database is hosted on AirTable, a tool in the Cloud that works like a spreadsheet but gives you the power of a database to search and organize anything.

 
 
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Introducing the Wiki tool

Our Wiki database contains the usual rows (activities) and columns (categories) of a spreadsheet, plus some extra tools for filtering and searching optimisation (on the top header).

 
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ROWS AND COLUMNS

 
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Read more about our activity mapping scope and categories here [LINK].

 
 

EXTRA TOOLS FOR SEARCHING, FILTERING, AND SORTING

 

SEARCHING TOOL (right hand-side)

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Click on the “Search” Tool to find activities containing certain key words.

SORTING TOOLS (left hand-side)

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  • Hide Fields - Hide certain categories (columns) to minimize distractions.

  • Filter - Focus the research to certain activities (rows) by selecting one/more relevant categories (columns).

  • Group - Visualise the records in “groups” by one or multiple fields.

  • Sort - Sort out the records in various ways.

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Find activities

The sorting and searching tools are very effective in helping find what you are looking for.

Search by organisation name

Click on “Add Filter” (top left-hand side on the screen)

Select When “Organisation” contains + add key word(s) for your organisation (without articles e.g. the”, “a”, etc.)

 
search for activities led by the obesity collective

search for activities led by the obesity collective

 

Search by other categories

Click on “Add Filter” (top left-hand side on the screen)

Select When “Category” has any of (…)

 
search for activities for children

search for activities for children

 

Search by key word

Click on “Search” (top right-hand side on the screen) + Type in a key word.

Tip: avoid generic words that can bring about a large number of results (e.g. “obesity”), and avoid articles (e.g. the”, “a”, etc.)

 
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add activities

Use our Input Form to add to the Wiki in real-time activities relevant to obesity treatment and prevention in Australia, if they are not already in our Wiki.

The form shouldn’t take longer than 10/15 minutes; after submitting refresh the link to All activities to find your newly created record.

Tip: Complete the form on a laptop or computer; we don’t recommend using a mobile phone as you might lose data on the go.

 
our input form allows to add activities to the wiki in real time

our input form allows to add activities to the wiki in real time

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edit activities

If you would like to update any activity relevant to your organisation, please email us at the-collective.info@sydney.edu.au

We do our best to deliver a high quality database, verify the data contained therein with all relevant stakeholders and maintain up-to-date information, but please let us know if you spot omissions or out-of-date data.

Note: for consistency reasons, the categories in our database cannot be personalised.