The Editors of Nature Opinions Gastroenterology & Hepatology journey commonly to conferences to fulfill with the analysis group and preserve updated on the newest analysis and key traits within the area. Come and say hey!
After a pandemic-related pause, in-person convention attendance is again, which suggests the Editors of Nature Opinions Gastroenterology & Hepatology are again to common journey and attendance at conferences and conferences worldwide. When you see us at a convention, do come and say hey!
As Editors of a Nature Opinions journal, it’s our job to maintain updated with the newest analysis and monitor key traits and sizzling matters inside gastroenterology and hepatology, and in science and drugs basically. Along with commonly studying the literature, we additionally go to conferences, attending a spread of classes from keynote lectures to wandering the poster corridor to get a really feel for what matters we should always cowl subsequent and, crucially, who we should always invite to put in writing for us. Typically the Editors aren’t simply attendees however are additionally concerned as audio system in a session, panel members or a part of casual ‘meet the editor’ classes. The kinds of convention we attend fluctuate, from large-scale medical conferences with many 1000’s of individuals in attendance to smaller, extra targeted fundamental science symposia with a number of hundred attendees. Every gives a distinct expertise for the Editor.
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Whereas on the convention, we even have one-to-one conferences with researchers from throughout all profession phases. Throughout these casual chats, we’d discuss rising traits that aren’t fairly prepared for dialogue in a fundamental convention session or focus on unpublished analysis or next-planned tasks. We additionally love to listen to in regards to the folks behind the analysis and are eager to find about rising stars within the area, folks’s future plans and the place they is likely to be heading for his or her subsequent analysis or scientific put up. These conversations give us essential insights that simply listening to a presentation can’t present.
“The kinds of convention we attend fluctuate, from large-scale medical conferences … to smaller, extra targeted fundamental science symposia”
One other method for the Editors to make a extra private reference to researchers is throughout lab or hospital visits. These sometimes contain an Editor visiting a particular division or institute, assembly a number of researchers in the course of the day and infrequently giving a discuss science publishing or science writing, which we are likely to tailor particularly for early-career researchers. Our talks are a possibility for us to present again to the group and hopefully give attendees a behind-the-scenes have a look at what we do as Editors, recommendations on science writing and recommendation on navigating science publishing; we will additionally give careers talks to offer insights into different careers in science past analysis.
Our convention calendar for 2024 is already filling up. Within the first quarter of 2024 alone, Editors shall be attending ECCO ‘24 (Stockholm, Sweden), a Keystone on Microbiota and Cancer immunity (Taipei, Taiwan) and APASL 2024 (Kyoto, Japan), in addition to lab visits in Hong Kong and Tokyo, Japan. Later within the yr, you will note us at DDW 2024 (Washington, DC, USA), EASL Congress 2024 (Milan, Italy) and EPC 2024 (Santiago, Spain), with journey for the latter half of 2024 nonetheless to be confirmed, together with hopefully lab visits nearer to ‘house’ (our editorial offices) within the UK and Germany. Be careful for tweets from the conferences, and we frequently write Analysis Highlights on the conferences themselves to summarize take-home factors for our readers1.
We at all times announce our convention attendance on X (previously generally known as Twitter; @NatRevGastroHep) and our DMs are open, however you can even contact the journal by e mail at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to fulfill with one of many Editors at a convention or are thinking about establishing a lab go to or careers discuss. Do additionally tell us if you’re organizing a convention; we’re at all times eager to strive new conferences, large or small.