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. Image of Oded Rechavi

    Scientists on Social Media: Oded Rechavi

    Meet the king of science memes.
  2. Webinar Report: The "science of science" - using meta-research to make research more transparent and reproducible

    Watch back as our panelists explore ways that you can use meta-research, or the science of science, to make research more transparent, rigorous and reproducible.
  3. eLife Ambassadors: An invitation to take part in 2022

    Early-career researchers who wish to join the third edition of our community learning and advocacy programme can apply by November 7, 2021.
  4. eLife Latest: Welcoming our newest early-career reviewers in Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    New early-career reviewers will support eLife’s Public Review process.
  5. Ben Barres Spotlight Awards: Applications open for 2021

    This year’s awards are our most inclusive to date, offering funds of up to $6,000 to support the work of researchers from underrepresented backgrounds and countries with limited funding.
  6. Sparks of Change: Share your story in eLife

    A new column in eLife’s Magazine section is looking for stories that capture people's experiences of the changing culture of research.
  7. eLife Latest: The diversity of our editorial community

    A first-of-its-kind survey of eLife editors helps reveal how much our editorial boards reflect the diverse research communities that we serve.
  8. Early-career reviewers: Opportunities for structural biologists and molecular biophysicists

    eLife is recruiting early-career researchers to review manuscripts in Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics; closing date is 17 June.
  9. Early-Career Advisory Group: Election results 2021

    The election of five new members will help ECAG in its efforts to reform research communication and research culture.