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Alex Eve

I am a Reviews Editor for Development. My role involves working with authors to produce Review-type articles for the journal, which includes commissioning and editing the manuscripts, organising peer review and representing the journal at conferences.

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Tricks for concise scientific writing #wordcountchop

Posted by , on 18 March 2022

Often in scientific writing, we are up against strict limits, whether it be the number of words for a conference abstract, the number of pages for a grant proposal or ...

Scientific conferences: networking for introverts

Posted by , on 23 February 2022

As lockdowns ease and the prospect of attending a conference in person rises on the horizon, it might be time to take stock of what conferences offer that virtual meetings ...

'Another look' at peer review: reviewing review articles

Posted by , on 25 September 2020

If this post causes a sense of déjà vu, it might be because you’ve read our recent articles: An Introduction to Writing Review Articles and Getting involved in peer review. ...

Getting involved in peer review

Posted by , on 19 May 2020

In pre-COVID19 times, back when conferences happened largely in person, early-career researchers (ECRs) often asked me how they could get more direct invitations to be a reviewer. Peer review is ...

Time to crack coding?

Posted by , on 24 March 2020

As labs shut down in response to the coronavirus pandemic, some might be unsure of what to do next. Even if your project doesn’t have a computational (i.e. bioinformatic) aspect, ...

Recent comments by Alex Eve

Thank you for sharing your wonderfully honest account. I expect many others have had similar feelings during this time and I think it's great that you've started a dialogue about mental health and support. I agree with you that a regular sense of progress is really important for well being and self-confidence. Thanks again and I'm happy to hear that things are improving for you as 'normal' daily life starts to return. Take care!
by Alex Eve in Back to bench is resetting my mental clock on July 13, 2020
Thanks a lot for sharing! It sounds like a very important and valuable experience!
by Alex Eve in Irin ajo mi si Nigeria | My journey to Nigeria on May 20, 2020