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An example of how Spatial Chat looks

Virtual coffee rooms using proximity chat

17th Mar 2021

Are you sick of Zoom?  Yes, it's great for some things, invaluable even. All Cofactor courses currently use Zoom, and it has made it possible for us to connect with participants and enable them to discuss and work together. But you may, like me, have experienced this frustrating feeling: you see a friend on a Zoom call and you really want to talk to them without everyone else hearing. But the only way to reach them is in a private message, and sometimes not even that. If this was an in-person... Read more

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Cofactor online courses are a hit!

10th Jun 2020

Well, it's been an... interesting few months. I hope you are keeping well and have been coping with the lockdown, wherever you are. For me personally, this has been a period of getting to know my local nature and reading up about Covid-19, and the past couple of weeks have also involved a lot of learning about racism. Going online But for Cofactor this period has mainly been about converting our courses to online ones. So why not try our online courses? I have been meaning to develop online... Read more

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Cofactor is now a training company!

23rd Apr 2018

Today I'm announcing the biggest change that Cofactor has undergone since we launched just over 4 years ago. Until now our main services have been scientific editing and training. From now on, our main service will be training, and we won't be offering editing as a standalone service. Why? Because the training has taken off massively - more than I could ever have expected. I am now giving up to seven workshops a month, and my schedule is getting rather full. Juggling editing with training isn't... Read more

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