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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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  1. Scientist and Parent: Are we there yet?

    Nicole Swann
    Traveling to conferences with children presents a number of logistical and financial challenges.
  2. 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.
  3. Webinar Report: Mental health support for early-career researchers

    Learn about some of the initiatives that are working to help researchers improve their mental health.
  4. Manuel Kaulich sitting on a bench

    First Paper As PI: Manuel Kaulich

    Taking risks can make a new group leader’s career.
  5. Early-Career Advisory Group: Applications open to join in 2019

    We’re looking to elect early-career researchers to six vacancies opening in August 2019.
  6. Early-Career Advisory Group: Championing positive change in academia

    Emmanuelle Vire discusses how eLife’s Early-Career Advisory Group supports early-stage scientists across the world.
  7. Interview: Efraín Rivera-Serrano

    Working in research provides Efraín Rivera-Serrano with opportunities to inspire others to consider higher education and a career in science.
  8. Scientist and Parent: Planning during pregnancy

    Bridget M Kuehn
    Colleagues, funders and institutions can support pregnant researchers in a variety of ways.
  9. Webinar Report: How to plan research grants that further your career

    Panellists in two webinars share their strategies for managing projects that lead to successful grant applications.
  10. Meta-Research: Tracking the popularity and outcomes of all bioRxiv preprints

    Richard J Abdill, Ran Blekhman
    Data are reported for the monthly number of uploads to and downloads from bioRxiv, and for the number of preprints that are later published in peer-reviewed journals.