he new academic year is a time for new beginnings: new challenges, opportunities, students, colleagues and, most importantly, new ideas. Among the ideas in this issue, why not enter a school competition at CERN, test how well our eyes really work, or learn more about the evolution of galaxies?

You can find the full issue online and if you subscribe to the print version, your copy should be arriving soon.

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In this issue you will meet the Keystone Symposia Class of 2017; hear thoughts on mentoring and science diversity from the first Director of Diversity in Life Science Programs (DLSP) Dr. Laina King, who was the first Annual Andy Robertson Lecturer; and listen to comments from Fellows who have experienced Keystone Symposia conferences on distant shores, including one Fellow who is starting a new position in London, England! You will also find some final advice on mentoring from a dear colleague, Dr. Nora Savage, Program Director in Nanotechnology at the National Science Foundation, who strives to balance her scientific work with "Life."

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Dr. Mercedes Ricote´s lab is looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated candidates interested in developing a bioinformatic master project in her lab under the CNIC "Becas Máster" Program.

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Starting with this issue, most Science in School articles will be fully open access: published under a Creative Commons attribution (CC BY) licence. This means that you can not only download, print and share the text, but also re-use it for almost any purpose, as long as you acknowledge the author.

In the run-up to the Olympic Games, why not investigate the technology of running tracks? Encourage your students to enter our writing competition? Or investigate how the robot Philae bounced as it hit a comet?

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In the occasion of the 18th edition of the For Women in Science Awards, L´Oréal has launched, in conjunction with UNESCO, the Manifesto For Women in Science. Their ambition is to take a commited approach to the general public in raising awareness of the issues preventing women from pursuing life-long scientific careers and to instigate actions that will make a difference.

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Dr. Mercedes Ricote´s lab is looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated candidates interested in developing a bioinformatic master project in her lab under the CNIC "Becas Máster" Program. The successful candidate will work on the project focused on nuclear receptors computational transcriptomics and epigenomics in macrophages. Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter and two reference names to Ángel Ciprés (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before June 30, 2016.

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You are warmly invited to submit an abstract of your recent research findings to the 41st FEBS Congress. Join biochemists, molecular biologists, biophysicists, cell biologists, systems biologists, biomedical scientists and researchers from related disciplines at this exceptional international gathering – and play an active part in the scientific program by presenting your research as a poster or short talk. Abstract Submission Deadline: May 1, 2016.

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Access to funding and awards is essential for young scientists to excel in their research careers. EMBO offers awards and financial support for scientists at all stages of their careers that help to create an environment where researchers can achieve their best work.

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Welcome to the 10th anniversary issue of Science in School. To celebrate, your favourite articles have been collected from the archive, and EIROforum have shared some of their scientific highlights. This issue also features some 'eggcellent' activities for Easter, and - in preparation for the Olympic Games - we explain how a ball spins in flight. You can find the full issue online and if you subscribe to the print version, your copy should be arriving soon.

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Visit keystonesymposia.org/fellows to apply. The deadline is May 20, 2016.

Please find attached the first issue of IUBMB News, which is designed to keep you informed about programs, opportunities and events offered by the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

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The application deadline for the IUBMB 2016 Young Scientist Program has been extended to March 11th, 2016. We encourage all current PhD students and postdoctoral fellows (within 5 years of obtaining his/her PhD Degree) that qualify to apply online.

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