eLife Sciences Publications Limited

eLife Sciences Publications Limited

eLife is a unique collaboration between funders and practitioners of research to communicate influential discoveries in the life and biomedical sciences in the most effective way.

Address: First Floor, 24 Hills Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB2 1JP
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.elifesciences.org

eLife publishes outstanding work across the life sciences and biomedicine and is generously supported by its Founders, HHMI, Max Planck Institute and The Wellcome Trust, who have recently announced the renewal of their funding for a second five-year term until 2022. 

The editors of eLife are an international team of 300 leading researchers, led by Randy Schekman, recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. In a little over four years, eLife has become an open-access publisher and a technology company with a team of 29 staff in Cambridge, UK. We have developed and run an open-source platform and have published over 2000 first-rate research articles.

 

Working together - eLife and early-career researchers

The community behind eLife are keenly aware of the pressures faced by junior investigators. To pursue their research interests and advance their careers, early-stage investigators need to communicate their scientific accomplishments and build their reputations. eLife aims to help.

Picking up speed: How eLife is getting the most promising results out faster

Picking up speed: How eLife is getting the most promising results out faster

eLife now offers its authors the option to publish accepted papers on the eLife website just a few days after acceptance by the journal - reducing the time from acceptance to the public release of important new research from around a month to just a few days.

28 April 2014Read in full

Hear about the anti-aphrodisiac in eLife's latest podcast

The latest episode of the eLife podcast - produced for eLife by The Naked Scientists - features the mating habits of flies, radiation resistance in bacteria, how insects learned to smell, and the Hawaiian bobtail squid.

9 April 2014Read in full

Nobel Prize for eLife Editor-in-Chief

eLife, the open-access journal for outstanding advances in life science and biomedicine, is delighted to congratulate its Editor-in-Chief Randy Schekman on being awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He shares the prize with James Rothman and Thomas Südhof for their “discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells”.

9 October 2013Read in full

Website for new open-access journal, eLife has now launched

Website for new open-access journal, eLife has now launched

eLife, the open-access journal for outstanding advances in life science and biomedicine, reveals a fresh approach to presenting and using scientific content on its new website.

19 December 2012Read in full

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eLife Innovation Sprint

eLife Innovation Sprint

10 May 2018 - 11 May 2018Cambridge Junction (J3), Clifton Way, Cambridge CB1 7GX

A two-day challenge for developers, designers, researchers and innovators to prototype new ideas that bring cutting-edge technology to open research.