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Short courses at EGU 2015

This year there are more short courses than ever to choose from at the General Assembly. You can supercharge your scientific skills, broaden your base in science communication and pick up tips on how to boost your career – be it in academia or outside. Here’s a small selection of what’s in store at EGU 2015:

Supercharge your science – new techniques and dealing with data

Tips and tricks to boost your career

Being able to secure your own funding for research is key to a successful academic career and will give you important skills applicable to industry jobs too, so why not check out these two grant writing courses?

Additionally, you can also improve the chances of landing your dream job by attending these career development sessions. Both of these are ticketed and you should buy yours prior to the event. Follow the links below to find out how.

You can also gain very useful insight from those who have done it before, so why not take part in your Division’s ‘Meet the masters’ session? Here you’ll be able to meet experts in the field who can give you tips on how to get the most out of your career.

Science communication skills

 

Science communication short course at EGU 2013. (Credit: Sue Voice)

Science communication short course at EGU 2013. (Credit: Sue Voice)

The EGU General Assembly is taking place in Vienna, Austria from 12 to 17 April. Check out the full session programme, for a complete list of short courses available, on the General Assembly website.

Laura Roberts Artal is the Communications Officer at the European Geosciences Union. She is responsible for the management of the Union's social media presence and the EGU blogs, where she writes regularly for the EGU's official blog, GeoLog. She is also the point of contact for early career scientists (ECS) at the EGU Office. Laura has a PhD in palaeomagnetism from the University of Liverpool. Laura tweets at @LauRob85.

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