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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. eLife and COVID-19: Getting more out of the online workplace

    Virtual brainstorming is a form of remote online working that offers a more flexible and inclusive approach to collaboration than video calls.
  2. Photograph of Wendy Marie Ingram

    Mental Health in Academia: How to enact change

    Postdoctoral fellow and activist Wendy Marie Ingram explains how she trains, educates and works with students and faculty to improve academic mental health.
  3. Early-Career Travel Grants: Six researchers receive support to share their work

    Scientists from Canada, Ecuador, Germany, the UK and the US will present their research online and at future scientific meetings.
  4. Point of View: Mitigating the impact of conference and travel cancellations on researchers’ futures

    Tracey Weissgerber et al.
    As the scientific community adapts to new working conditions in response to the growing pandemic, early-career researchers recommend actions to help lessen the unintended consequences of canceled conferences.
  5. eLife and COVID-19: Keeping communications open with online research talks

    eLife hosts online seminars to support early-career researchers to present their research online instead of in person.
  6. Webinar Report: Everything you need to know about Research Resource Identifiers

    In this recent webinar, Anita Bandrowski from the Resource Identification Initiative discusses a relatively easy way to improve the reproducibility of your research.
  7. Claire Le Pichon. Image credit: Jeremy Swan

    First Paper as PI: Claire Le Pichon

    An experience in industry can provide a new perspective on how to run a lab as a group leader.
  8. Research Culture: Framework for advancing rigorous research

    Walter J Koroshetz et al.
    Establishing a community of 'rigor champions' and building a comprehensive educational platform to teach the principles of rigorous science will help to ensure that the outputs of scientific research remain reliable and robust.
  9. eLife Latest: Taking steps to increase the diversity of our editorial board

    As the Board of Reviewing Editors reaches 500, we reflect on recent recruitment efforts.
  10. Research Culture: Setting the right tone

    Tanita Casci, Elizabeth Adams
    Improving the research culture of an institution may lead to a fairer, more rewarding and successful environment, but how do you start making changes?