Editorials

Editorials are written by eLife editors or staff.

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  1. Research Communication: Ways to increase equity, diversity and inclusion

    Devang Mehta et al.
    ​​ The eLife Early-Career Advisory Group calls for radical changes at eLife and other journals to make science more diverse and inclusive.
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  2. Racism in Science: We need to act now

    Michael B Eisen
    eLife, like the rest of science, must tackle the many inequalities experienced by Black scientists.
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  3. Peer Review: Publishing in the time of COVID-19

    Michael B Eisen et al.
    eLife is making changes to its policies on peer review in response to the impact of COVID-19 on the scientific community.
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  4. Scientific Publishing: Progress and promise

    Randy Schekman
    As he prepares to step down as the Editor-in-Chief of eLife, Randy Schekman reflects on the origins of the journal, the eLife approach to peer review, and current challenges in scientific publishing.
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  5. Scientific Publishing: A new twist on peer review

    Mark Patterson, Randy Schekman
    eLife is conducting a trial in which authors will decide how to respond to the issues raised during peer review.
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  6. Scientific Publishing: How early-career researchers are shaping eLife

    Mark Patterson, Randy Schekman
    Journals can benefit from listening to graduate students, postdocs and newly-independent group leaders.
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  7. Scientific Publishing: Room at the top

    Randy Schekman
    Five years after eLife published its first papers, we reflect on our consultative approach to peer review, the challenges of reproducibility, and the need to reform how published research is assessed.
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  8. Scientific Publishing: Beyond scoops to best practices

    Eve Marder
    Authors submitting a manuscript to eLife are encouraged to upload it to a recognized preprint server at the same time in order to make their results available as quickly and as widely as possible.
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    1. Cancer Biology

    Reproducibility in Cancer Biology: The challenges of replication

    Interpreting the first results from the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology requires a highly nuanced approach.
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  9. Scientific Publishing: Building a sustainable future for eLife

    Randy Schekman, Mark Patterson
    To support the long-term growth of eLife we are going to introduce a publication fee of $2500.
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