Register now for SciCommConnect: Science communication, community connections

15 April 2024

Join us for SciCommConnect, a free half-day event hosted by The Company of Biologists’ community sites – The Node, preLights, and FocalPlane – on 10 June 2024. Dive into the art of science communication with us! The programme (which will run from 13:00 – 18:00 BST) will feature insightful discussions, relevant talks and an exciting[…]

Call for applications: Join the preLights team!

24 January 2024

Are you an early-career researcher with a passion for science communication and a knack for staying on top of the latest scientific developments? preLights, The Company of Biologists’ preprint highlighting service, is expanding its team! Our community of early-career researchers selects and highlights compelling preprints across various fields of biology. We are on the lookout[…]

End-of-Year Quiz organised by the Node, preLights and FocalPlane!

1 December 2023

As 2023 comes to a close, we would like to thank all those who have helped further shape the communities at the heart of the Node, preLights and FocalPlane. Your contributions have been invaluable in making this another year of shared knowledge, growth, and collaboration! To celebrate, we’re thrilled to announce an End-of-Year Quiz! Starting[…]

Join one of our Community Sites!

17 October 2023

Are you passionate about science, communication, and networking with fellow researchers? If so, we have exciting opportunities for you to get involved and make an impact! The Node and FocalPlane are Looking for Correspondents Our sister community sites the Node and FocalPlane are currently recruiting a small yearly cohort of correspondents. As a correspondent, you’ll have[…]

bioRxiv and medRxiv join our Mastodon Server:

12 October 2023

In response to the evolving landscape of social media platforms, The Company of Biologists has recently launched its own Mastodon server – Active participation on platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram has been a cornerstone of our outreach efforts. This move reflects our commitment to fostering a more specialised and interactive online community for[…]

Representing preLights at the XXXVIII Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Protozoology

3 October 2023

Written by Jennifer Ann Black, preLights Ambassador and postdoctoral researcher in the Tosi Lab, Faculty of Medicine Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Caxambu, a quaint city in the state of Minas Gerais (Brazil), is the traditional destination for the Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Protozoology (or ‘SBPz’). And this[…]