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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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Webinar Report: Promoting inclusion in science

    In this webinar our speakers discussed how you can promote inclusivity within your institution.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. eLife Latest: Update on our actions to promote equity, diversity and inclusion

    In the first of what will be twice-yearly reports, we outline the progress and ongoing work at eLife to tackle inequalities in research and publishing.
  7. Image of interviewee Phyllis Kalele

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: GenderInSITE

    Phyllis Kalele describes how family responsibilities, a lack of mentorship, and ‘old boys’ clubs’ are some of the challenges faced by women working in science across the African continent.
  8. Ben Barres Spotlight Awards 2020: Announcing the winners

    Ten researchers have been recognised in the second edition of the Ben Barres Spotlight Awards.
  9. Early-Career Advisory Group: A review of 2019–2020

    The group looks back on its work in the last year advocating for early-career researchers.
  10. Image of The STEM Village founder Matthew Sinton

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: The STEM Village

    Matthew Sinton, founder of The STEM Village, describes how to make academic spaces more inclusive for the LGBTQ+ community.