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.
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  1. Webinar Report: eLife and the Future of Preprints

    On November 4 2021, eLife, Sciety, and PREreview discussed the future of science communications with Australian researchers, as part of the Monash University Preprint events series hosted by Dr. Senthil Arumugam.
  2. Ben Barres Spotlight Awards: Announcing the winners for 2021

    10 researchers have been recognised with awards to catalyse change and unlock new opportunities for their research and careers.
  3. Webinar Report: Becoming an eLife Community Ambassador

    Watch back as our panelists discuss the role of an eLife Community Ambassador and hear all about the upcoming Ambassadors programme for 2022.
  4. Open Chemistry: What if we just give everything away?

    Luke D Lavis
    A group leader decided that his lab would share the fluorescent dyes they create, for free and without authorship requirements. Nearly 12,000 aliquots later, he reveals what has happened since.
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    Scientists on Social Media: Oded Rechavi

    Meet the king of science memes.
  6. Webinar Report: The "science of science" - using meta-research to make research more transparent and reproducible

    Watch back as our panelists explore ways that you can use meta-research, or the science of science, to make research more transparent, rigorous and reproducible.
  7. eLife Ambassadors: An invitation to take part in 2022

    Early-career researchers who wish to join the third edition of our community learning and advocacy programme can apply by November 7, 2021.
  8. eLife Latest: Welcoming our newest early-career reviewers in Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    New early-career reviewers will support eLife’s Public Review process.
  9. Ben Barres Spotlight Awards: Applications open for 2021

    This year’s awards are our most inclusive to date, offering funds of up to $6,000 to support the work of researchers from underrepresented backgrounds and countries with limited funding.