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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 the chance to engage with like-minded researchers and science communication enthusiasts, working together to create engaging new content. You’ll also gain valuable insights into the publishing industry through meetings with our in-house Editors, Community Managers, and Science Communications Officer, receiving regular feedback on your writing.

More information about the correspondent role can be found in these dedicated posts on the Node and FocalPlane.

Join us at preLights

If you’re an early-career researcher with a passion for science writing, community building, and preprints, we’d love to have you join our preLights community. Reach out to us via email ( to express your interest and get involved!

Check out this video to hear what current preLighters think & say.