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Jack Leeming is a careers editor at Nature.

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University students social distancing during exams.

The academic environment will look very different after lockdown.Credit: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty

The coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally changed the world of work, both in research and much further afield. Scientists everywhere have had to learn how to work from home and continue their research with no access to the laboratory or new data.

Many campuses will soon reopen their doors to students and staff, but rather than being a return to normality, it will be a very different experience from what we’re used to. Social-distancing regulations will change behaviours, as will the financial pressure placed on many labs by economic effects of the lockdown.

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