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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 Ambassadors: A celebration of the second cohort

    We look back on a year of promoting, advocating and championing responsible behaviours in science.
  2. Research Culture: A survey-based analysis of the academic job market

    Jason D Fernandes et al.
    A survey of over 300 applicants for faculty positions reveals that there are many paths to securing a job offer.
  3. COVID-19 and the Research Community: The challenges of lockdown for early-career researchers

    Nicola Byrom
    Thousands of UK doctoral students and early-career researchers shared the repercussions of lockdown on their work and wellbeing.
  4. The TIGERS at a meeting in 2019

    Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: TIGER in STEMM

    Izzy Jayasinghe talks about efforts to change the system for funding research in the UK and make academic culture more inclusive, accessible and diverse.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.