researchers, science writers, editors, translators, illustrators, publishers
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.
Globally there may be thousands of academic conferences, small and large, held around the world each year.
In my own limited experience, most academic conferences are initiated and organised by academic institutions and staff. The larger meetings may involved commercial conference support services and organizing of various kinds, but the commercial services and organizers have not initiated any of the meetings I have attended.
Currently I am involved with preparations for the…Continue