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eLife Ambassadors: Progress of key initiatives at the midpoint of the programme
Meta-research, a popular reproducibility workshop, research into best funding practices and a dedicated blog are just some of the projects underway to support early-career scientists and promote open science.
Webinar report: Removing barriers for women in science
The panellists in July’s #ECRWednesday webinar discussed how they’re supporting their early-career colleagues.
Workforce diversity: Strategies for cultivating inclusion in research
The organizers of a recent symposium on diversity challenges in science, technology, engineering and math outline approaches to improve diversity and inclusion across all career stages.
Early-Career Advisory Group: Six new members announced
Three graduate students, two postdocs and one PI will join the advisory group next month.
Early-Career Advisory Group: Reflecting on a year of activity
Over the past year, early-career researchers have built momentum on several initiatives and launched the eLife Ambassadors Programme and Reproducibility Workshops.
Webinar report: Supporting preprints in the life sciences
June’s #ECRWednesday webinar explored the new initiatives that help preprints make a bigger impact.
Career opportunities: Beyond Academia
Graduate students at UC Berkeley aim to empower PhD students and postdocs to expand their career options beyond the traditional academic track.
Early-career researcher travel grants 2018: Seven more authors selected
Each will receive up to $1,000 to help them gain exposure and recognition for their work.
Point of View: Journal clubs in the time of preprints
Prachee Avasthi et al.
Early-career researchers can learn about peer review by discussing preprints at journal clubs and sending feedback to the authors.
Webinar report: Alternatives to the traditional journal article as a minimal unit of productivity
May’s #ECRWednesday webinar explored how researchers can share their science without waiting for articles to appear in journals.
How early-career researchers are shaping eLife
Mark Patterson, Randy Schekman
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