Research recently published in PLoS Biology has confirmed what many might assume to be true, that non-native English-speaking scientists have to put in significant additional effort, simply to keep in step with their colleagues. The only shock was just how much extra effort was required. In ‘The Conversation’, the lead author, Dr Tatsuya Amano, discusses his research team’s findings and proposes ways to provide more support for non-native English speakers in their academic careers. Read more at: