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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. Webinar Report: Being a scientist and a parent

    How can researchers build family friendly careers?
  2. Early-career researcher webinars from eLife

    #ECRWednesday webinars

    Curated by Emma Pewsey et al.
    On the last Wednesday of each month, members of the eLife Early-Career Advisory Group invite experts to share their views and advice on subjects pertinent to research careers.
  3. Early-career researcher travel grants 2018: Eight authors selected in the final round of funding

    The grantees will receive up to $1,000 to help them present their work at scientific meetings.
  4. Global Science: Barriers in Bangladesh

    Senjuti Saha et al.
    An international effort is needed to overcome the paywalls, customs regulations and lack of local suppliers that hinder research in low- and middle-income countries.
  5. Mahmoud Bukar Maina pipetting in the lab

    Global Science: Neuroscience in Nigeria

    Mahmoud Bukar Maina discusses the challenges of doing research in a country with limited resources.
  6. 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.
  7. Webinar report: Removing barriers for women in science

    How are researchers supporting their early-career colleagues?
  8. 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.
  9. Early-Career Advisory Group: Six new members announced

    Three graduate students, two postdocs and one PI will join the advisory group next month.
  10. 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.