Dr Abderrahmane Kaidi: 2018 elife Ambassador
Press release issued: 30 January 2018
Dr Abderrahmane Kaidi has been chosen as one of 150 academics from across six continents for the 2018 eLife Ambassador programme.
The eLife Ambassadors will work to bring together improvements in the way science is communicated and performed, they will support the development and reach of initiatives ranging from encouraging preprints to increasing the reproducibility of science, by leading conversations in their local communities, facilitating local discussions and connecting their communities with international developments.
Overall the eLife Ambassadors have chosen to champion ten different causes, such as career development, diversity in science, open access and transparency and bioethics.
Dr Abderrahmane Kaidi, who is championing career development and mentoring said: “Joining the eLife Ambassadors programme provides a special opportunity to work with peers on initiatives that promote scientific development and communication at an international scale. I am particularly excited about contributing to the theme of Open Science”
Follow the link to find more details about the eLife Ambassador project, who the other 150 academics are and what they will be championing in 2018.
eLife is a non-profit organisation inspired by research funders and led by scientists. Their mission is to help scientists accelerate discovery by operating a platform for research communication that encourages and recognises the most responsible behaviours in science.
eLife publishes important research in all areas of the life and biomedical sciences. The research is selected and evaluated by working scientists and is made freely available to all readers. eLife also invests in innovation through open-source tool development to accelerate research communication and discovery.
eLife was founded in 2011 by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society and the Wellcome Trust. These organisations provide financial and strategic support and were joined by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in 2018.