Writing up research to present a coherent, convincing manuscript can be challenging at any career stage. It is especially daunting for PhD students, who may have little experience of writing scientifically, drawing conclusions from data, or making arguments about their discoveries and ideas.
Delegates, friends, partners, colleagues, and collaborators came together on 24 June 2019 for a symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the European Molecular Biology Conference (EMBC).
Creativity is essential in research. The capacity to think in new ways and combine seemingly unrelated ideas requires skill, talent and a good deal of practice. To encourage and help scientists to use creative problem-solving tools and processes, EMBO has added a ‘Creative Problem Solving for Scientists’ course for group leaders and senior postdocs to its training portfolio.
Projekt DEAL is a consortium of 813 universities and research institutes in Germany that looks to achieve so-called ‘publish-and-read’ deals. A recent agreement reached by the group with Wiley includes publication in four EMBO Press journals.
Regardless of the outcome of Brexit, scientists based in the UK will continue to have access to all EMBO Programmes and activities.
EMBO is pleased to announce a partnership with The Company of Biologists. Together, the two organizations will support scientific meetings in Brazil, Canada, China, Japan and South Korea.