Opportunities to join the conversation around preprints: ASAPbio

02 Mar 2021 - By: SEB

Opportunities to join the conversation around preprints: ASAPbio

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ASAPbio (Accelerating Science and its Publication in biology) is a nonprofit with a mission to make life sciences communication faster and more transparent. They work to raise awareness about preprints and promote their productive use in the life sciences by:

  • Providing information and resources about preprints 
  • Coordinating a global online community of researchers and others in science communication interested in preprints
  • Convening key stakeholders to advance best practices around the use of preprints

 

ASAPbio now have two exciting opportunities coming up for you to get involved in their work:

Join ASAPbio Board of Directors

ASAPbio is seeking applications for two positions in their Board of Directors. They are looking to improve the racial & ethnic diversity of the board and to include the voice of research trainees, such as graduate students and postdocs. Applications are open until March 15. More information about the roles and the application form here: ASAPbio Board of Directors applications

Apply for the ASAPbio Fellow Programme

ASAPbio are open for applications for the 2021 cohort of the ASAPbio Fellow Program, which provides participants with tools and skills to drive discussions about the productive use of preprints in the life sciences. Participants engage in a schedule of activities including monthly sessions about different aspects of the preprint landscape as well as communication and engagement activities about preprints. The program participants will also have opportunities to connect with others with an interest in science communication. Applications are open until March 5. Learn more here: ASAPbio Fellow Program information and application form

Author: SEB
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