Postponing Annual Workshop in Konstanz

We have been closely monitoring the current COVID-19 pandemic and discussed how we should respond to it. In line with other societies, we have come to the conclusion that at this point in time, we cannot guarantee the safety and health of our workshop participants. We, therefore, have decided to postpone the 2020 ESLR Workshop at Konstanz University until further notice. Your safety is our top priority, and under these exceptional circumstances we believe this is the most responsible decision. While Read more…

The ESLR needs you – Looking for a new Journal Secretary

Our society runs a biannual journal, Cultured Scene, where we talk about the newest research in the field by us ECRs and discuss the many problems of early-career life in academia and share tips to help each other’s struggles. Here is the link to check out our published articles. We are currently looking for a Journal Secretary for Cultured Scene! This is ideal for someone interested in science writing, magazine editing and communicating science informally Read more…

The Update #4

Hello everyone and welcome to another Update! It is hard to believe but it’s been already two months since our Workshop in Leipzig. We had a great time meeting you all and spending time together in Germany. We hope you liked it too! As is tradition (and part of the Society’s constitution) we also held our annual general meeting at the end of the workshop. This year it was a bit shorter but nevertheless all important points were discussed. Read more…

The Update #3

Hello everyone! It’s June and about time for an update on what our society has been up to recently. You are hopefully getting ready for our annual workshop in Leipzig. We really hope to see you there! The workshop preparations are going along nicely and the organising team has everything under control. Food is ordered. A social even (involving a beer garden) is organised. We even have the Max Planck Design team helping with the Read more…

Sabine Nöbel joins ESLR committee

Many thanks to all the members that participated in the recent election of our new Social Secretary/Secretary, Sabine Nöbel (IAST, Toulouse). More than half of the society cast their vote (29 out of 54). Sabine has received full support from the Society members (100% voted for Sabine). She is now officially a member of the ESLR committee.

The Update #2

Hello everyone and welcome to the second Update. It is almost April now and that means, it is about time to have a look back at March and ask what we have been up to. Or shall I say, what you have been up to? Because more than 40 of you have applied for our upcoming workshop in June. We are thrilled about the turn-out and are looking forward to seeing you all in Leipzig Read more…

From submission to publication

How Research Works Welcome to our new blog post series on early-career, common-knowledge and hot topics in research. In this section, we will cover topics that every researcher has to deal with and that everyone knows by name – but whose details are somewhat obscure, especially if you are an ECR. #HowResearchWorks The Publishing Black Box: What happens after you click Submit? Every one of us researchers has, as some point in their career, to Read more…

ESLR – now on GitHub

Hello everyone! We have great news for you. Our society has now a presence on GitHub 🥳 If you haven’t heard of GitHub before, it is an internet-based version control for (mostly) text files, or simply put a dropbox for computer codes. Why is that so great you ask? Well, we have a lot on our ToDo list for this year. Some of the projects will be a collaborative effort between the committee and the Read more…

The Update #1

Hello fellow researchers! Happy 2019! I hear you thinking, isn’t it already February? You are absolutely right. However, this is the first Update we are sending out in 2019. This is a new blog format where we report on what is going on inside ESLR and the committee. Talking of which, the committee had already two meetings this year. We have been planning and discussing details of the ESLR Summer Workshop in June in Leipzig Read more…

Issue 4, December 2018

Entire issue Download PDF Articles Hello Again Editorial Page Marco Smolla Download PDF What’s New? Society News Download PDF Comparative and cross-cultural psychology Special on Cultural Evolution Society Meeting in Tempe Rachel Harrison Download PDF A very personal take on CESCES Tempe 2 Special on Cultural Evolution Society Meeting in TempeLimor Raviv Download PDF Workshop travelling Special on Cultural Evolution Society Meeting in Tempe Marco Smolla Download PDF The road to an ERC Starting Grant Read more…