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We thank the eLife Ambassador program for bringing the authors together to discuss this important topic. Thanks also to W. J. Sutherland for his invaluable feedback on an earlier draft and M. Amano for all the support. T.A. is supported by the Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (FT180100354) and the University of Queensland strategic funding.
B.B.M. currently works as a Principal Scientist with Enveda Biosciences but did not receive any funding for this work.
Peer review information Nature Human Behaviour thanks Emilio Bruna, Caroline Wagner and the other, anonymous, reviewer(s) for their contribution to the peer review of this work.
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Amano, T., Rios Rojas, C., Boum II, Y. et al. Ten tips for overcoming language barriers in science. Nat Hum Behav (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-021-01137-1