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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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Image of Disabled in Higher Ed team member Linda Corcoran

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Disabled in Higher Ed

    Conversations about the lack of diversity in academia need to include the needs and experiences of students and staff with disabilities.
  7. Webinar Report: Promoting inclusion in science

    In this webinar our speakers discussed how you can promote inclusivity within your institution.
  8. Image of three members of Científico Latino, Dr Robert W. Fernandez, Olivia Goldman and Cathy Amaya

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Científico Latino

    The application process for PhD programs in the United States disadvantages students from underrepresented groups.
  9. Early-Career Advisory Group: Applications open for candidates to join in 2021

    We’re looking for five early-career researchers to join our advisory group and help us realise our mission to transform research communication.