Work interests: Providing NPO social network for better research communication
Affiliation/website: Serving all members of the Research Cooperative
Preferred contact method: Other (details below)
Preferred contact language(s): English
Contact: email (researchcooperative atto gmail dotto com)
Favourite publications: PJ Matthews and J Akamine, eds. (2004) Research Writing in Japan: Personal, Cultural, and Practical Perspectives, Senri Ethnological Reports No. 49. National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka.
Services for better communication
As a service provider, the aims to and improve by providing forums for specific service offers and requests, public member and blog pages, and group pages with discussion threads for diverse science-related topics.
Using the network...
(1) Researchers can help each other, as readers and editors for papers that are being prepared for publication (mutual, collegial support).
students and graduates can create their own opportunities to gain experience, if they would like to become professional or scientific/technical editors, translators, etc.. By offering volunteer help, or help in kind, you can gain experience and eventually become a professional in scientific communication.
(3) Researchers can seek volunteer or paid help with editing, translation, etc, according to what is needed for a particular publication and how much funding is available, and in order to build their own trusted working relationships with people who can help them.
(4) Professional language-service providers and illustrators (individuals or companies) can use the network to promote their in the area of scientific communication.
as editors, translators, etc.
There is no limit on the range of countries, topics and languages that can be represented in our network.
encourages members to help themselves and help others at the same time.
Our global scope is needed to improve the
and scientific 'ecosystem' within which is published internationally. At the same time, members can focus on their own country and help develop regional, national and local areas of activity within the larger network.
The overall focus is "better communication" - in all areas of research-based, or scientific writing and publishing.