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: The Languages of Science – multilingual science communication awareness

    Watch back as our speakers introduce the importance of multilingual science communication and discuss solutions to embracing all languages within our global research community.
  2. A gloved hand holding a yellow spark on a grey background

    Ukraine: Holding lectures while the bombs fall

    With the Russian army marching on his home city, a Ukrainian scholar must decide how to respond.
  3. Early-Career Advisory Group: Applications open for candidates to join in 2022

    We’re looking to elect early-career researchers to five vacancies opening in August 2022.
  4. Webinar Report: Public engagement with your research

    Our speakers shared insights on the importance of public engagement, and how it improves science and makes a positive impact on relevant communities.
  5. Early-Career Advisory Group: Highlights of our work in 2021

    Last year the group worked closely with eLife’s editorial leadership and staff to advance our shared goal of creating new ways to support early-career scientists in research communication.
  6. Webinar Report: An introduction to open science

    Watch back as our speakers introduce and discuss the importance of open science.
  7. Silhouette of a scientist walking to the right

    Career Change: When dreams don’t come true

    Adna Dumitrescu
    As she closes the door on her time in academia, a neuroscientist faces unexpected grief.
  8. Early-Career Reviewers Pool: Authors can now select and nominate early-career reviewers for their work

    Long used by our Reviewing Editors, a vetted list of ∼600 early-career reviewers is now available to prospective authors when searching for suitable reviewers during the submission process.
  9. Call for Pitches: “When politics come into play”

    Tell us how political events have changed the way you conduct research.
  10. Open Peer Reviewers in Africa: Nominations are now open to recruit future peer-review trainers across the continent

    AfricArXiv, Eider Africa, eLife, PREreview, and the Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa) invite nominations for researchers in the fields of life sciences and medicine who will help co-create and then disseminate resources promoting best open peer-review practices in Africa.