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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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Latest

  1. eLife Ambassadors: Staying active on many different fronts

    From funding and scientific publishing to outreach and the environmental impact of research, eLife Ambassadors continue to work on a wide range of activities.
  2. Webinar Report: Public involvement in research

    Explore how you can involve patients and the public in basic and applied life sciences research.
  3. Early-Career Advisory Group: Welcoming six new members

    The newly appointed members of the group significantly increase its diversity and inject new energy in their efforts to improve the academic culture for early-career scientists.
  4. Early-Career Advisory Group: A review of 2018–2019

    The group reflects on the past year and looks forward to continuing its efforts to catalyse change in science.
  5. Scientist and Parent: The bereaved parent

    Edward Wallace
    The impacts of grief are long-lasting, but support from colleagues provides some relief.
  6. Travel Grants: More early-career authors receive funding in 2019

    Seven researchers have been selected for eLife travel awards in the second round of funding for this year.
  7. Hayley Sharpe

    First Paper As PI: Hayley Sharpe

    Changing fields increases your chances of establishing your own research niche.
  8. Scientist and Parent: Are we there yet?

    Nicole Swann
    Traveling to conferences with children presents a number of logistical and financial challenges.
  9. eLife Latest: Introducing the Ben Barres Spotlight Awards

    A pilot fund seeks to recognise and support the work of researchers from underrepresented communities.
  10. eLife Ambassadors: Looking for inclusive funding options for early-career researchers

    A number of organisations have adopted practices that open up funding opportunities to a more diverse set of researchers.