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eLife Feature Articles allow authors to discuss science policy and funding, careers in science, research conduct, public engagement, and a variety of other topics related to science and research.
Point of View: The future of graduate and postdoctoral training in the biosciences
Peter Hitchcock et al.
What can institutions and funding agencies do to address an array of issues facing the biomedical research community in the United States?.
Peer Review: Rooting out bias
Bridget M Kuehn
Tackling unconscious bias is a major challenge for journals and the rest of the scientific community.
Peer Review: Decisions, decisions
Journals are exploring new approaches to peer review in order to reduce bias, increase transparency and respond to author preferences.
Peer Review: Searching for the one
The views of peers are important when applying for a faculty position, but so are research plans and being a good 'fit'.
Peer Review: To fund or not to fund?
Funding agencies use many different criteria and peer review strategies to assess grant proposals.
Peer Review: Consultative review is worth the wait
Stuart RF King
Editors, reviewers and authors share their experiences of consultative peer review at eLife.
Research: The readability of scientific texts is decreasing over time
Pontus Plavén-Sigray et al.
Scientific abstracts have become less readable over the past 130 years, in part because recent texts include more general scientific jargon than older texts.
Point of View: The sustainable professor
Elizabeth S Haswell
Responsible agricultural practices provide a useful lens through which to consider the lives and careers of researchers.
Living Science: The importance of remembering
Creativity in science requires the ability to recall information and data, and will suffer if we rely too much on technology to remember things for us.
Point of View: How should novelty be valued in science?
Barak A Cohen
An over-emphasis on novelty is having detrimental effects on science.
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