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  1. Webinar Report: Transforming data visualisation to improve transparency and reproducibility

    Help others to understand your research and make your results standout by learning how to make your figures more informative.
    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Research Culture: Co-reviewing and ghostwriting by early-career researchers in the peer review of manuscripts

    Gary S McDowell et al.
    Early career researchers commonly peer review manuscripts on behalf of invited reviewers, often without receiving feedback or being named to the journal.
  2. Mental Health in Academia: A question of support

    Elsa Loissel
    Who helps junior researchers that go through difficult times?
  3. A group of people standing together. Image credit: Public domain

    Mental Health in Academia: “I'm sure that sometimes I miss the signs”

    A lab manager discusses how to support lab members, especially during fieldwork.
  4. Kate Jones and Maizy Jenner. Image credit: Kate Jones

    Mental Health in Academia: The unseen role of technicians

    Both undergraduate and postgraduate students with mental health issues often turn to technicians for wellbeing support.
  5. A scientist in a lab. Image credit: Public domain

    Mental Health in Academia: “No one likes to see friends suffering”

    A postdoctoral researcher discusses how past experiences shaped the daily support they provide in the lab.
  6. Early-career Reviewers: Reflections on focused inclusion in reviews at eLife

    We explore what happened when nine eLife Reviewing Editors explicitly included early-career reviewers in the review process.
  7. Travel Grants: Another seven early-career researchers receive awards

    Researchers from Denmark, Greece, India, the United Kingdom and the United States receive grants to present their work at meetings around the world.
  8. Kota Mizumoto. Image credit: Ardalan Hendi

    First Paper as PI: Kota Mizumoto

    Tailoring your supervision style to fit individual students can be challenging, but watching their confidence grow and hearing about their ideas is rewarding.
  9. Research Practice Survey: An invitation to take part

    Help us paint a clearer picture of research practices today.