Community

The eLife community is working to help address some of the pressures on early-career scientists in a number of ways. Learn more about our work and advisory group, sign up for our monthly news, follow us on Twitter, and explore recent activities below.
Illustration by Davide Bonazzi

Latest

  1. Point of View: Mitigating the impact of conference and travel cancellations on researchers’ futures

    Tracey Weissgerber et al.
    As the scientific community adapts to new working conditions in response to the growing pandemic, early-career researchers recommend actions to help lessen the unintended consequences of canceled conferences.
  2. eLife and COVID-19: Keeping communications open with online research talks

    eLife hosts online seminars to support early-career researchers to present their research online instead of in person.
  3. Webinar Report: Everything you need to know about Research Resource Identifiers

    In this recent webinar, Anita Bandrowski from the Resource Identification Initiative discusses a relatively easy way to improve the reproducibility of your research.
  4. Claire Le Pichon. Image credit: Jeremy Swan

    First Paper as PI: Claire Le Pichon

    An experience in industry can provide a new perspective on how to run a lab as a group leader.
  5. Research Culture: Framework for advancing rigorous research

    Walter J Koroshetz et al.
    Establishing a community of 'rigor champions' and building a comprehensive educational platform to teach the principles of rigorous science will help to ensure that the outputs of scientific research remain reliable and robust.
  6. Research Culture: Setting the right tone

    Tanita Casci, Elizabeth Adams
    Improving the research culture of an institution may lead to a fairer, more rewarding and successful environment, but how do you start making changes?
  7. Early-Career Travel Grants: Applications are open for 2020

    Grants offer up to $1,000 towards the costs of attending a conference.
  8. Mental Health in Academia: What about faculty?

    Hilal A Lashuel
    After two heart attacks in three years, an associate professor discusses the challenges of faculty life.
  9. Research Culture: Career choices of underrepresented and female postdocs in the biomedical sciences

    W Marcus Lambert et al.
    Mentorship, financial security and a positive sense of self-worth increase the likelihood that underrepresented minority and female postdocs will pursue a career in academia.
  10. eLife Ambassadors: Going from strength to strength

    From open science and reproducibility to diversity and career development, eLife Ambassadors remain active on a large number of projects.