researchers, science writers, editors, translators, illustrators, publishers
Services and support for research-based communication in all languages and media. Meet people with related interests. Publish science! Thanks to Editage and Medlist International for practical support and advice. Click here for the Research Cooperative MOBILE format
The Research Cooperative was established in 2001 as an not-for-profit initiative. Our first network, The Research Cooperative NZ, operated successfully for seven years, using an open-source system customised by Dr Cees Lensink (Webcase, NZ).
Our new network is based on a generic social-networking system provided by Ning.com, and offers better security and better communication tools for our members and visitors.
See our introduction in English for further information on the aims and history of the network.
The top logo of our network shows two figures sitting back to back, in red. I made the following version on 30th April 2011 after seeing a great Paul Klee exhibition in Kyoto, where I live.
My son here in Japan is of an age when he is seriously beginning to think about what it might be like to enter university... and why he might want to do that. He doesn't have much experience of writing, and writing does not seem to be a strong concern at his mid-level, local highschool. We expect that he will face a steep learning curve if he does go to university.
Few the last few weeks though, there has been continuous daily coverage of the 'STAP cell" controversy, also known as the…Continue