Cofactor is now offering online courses using Gather. The first sessions have now taken place, and they went really well, with small group work and individual conversations happening much more easily.
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Proximity chat replicate the ‘mingling’ part of conferences and the informality of parties and coffee rooms online. Here I compare six such platforms, including Gather and Spatial Chat.
In this slightly updated 2012 post, I look at what happens after a paper is accepted, list some factors that affect publication speed and show you how to estimate how fast a journal will publish an accepted paper. You can search the Cofactor Journal Selector Tool for faster journals.
Cofactor provides publishing training for researchers, supporting them to write and publish research papers effectively.
Cofactor’s founder, Anna Sharman, has been a biologist, journal editor and publishing consultant.
She saw that what publishers wanted was different from what researchers submitted, and wanted to help researchers navigate the publication process.