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Posts tagged with "independence"

  • Elisabeth Pain , , ,

    New ERC Starting Grant Awardees

    The European Research Council (ERC) announced the results of its third Starting Grants competition this week. Altogether, 427 early-career researchers won a total of about €580 million that they will use to establish independent labs in Europe. Launched in 2007, the Starting Grants offer researchers of any nationality and age, and… Read More
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    Drowning our Junior Researchers in Paper

    Our colleague Eli Kinitsch has posted an exchange of notes on the Science Insider blog with two early-career scientists about the paperwork burden forced on junior researchers. Their particular gripe is the amount of time devoted to writing grant proposals.  The post is a response to a recent story in PLOS Biology from an anonymous… Read More