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Iris van Zelst

Iris is a postdoc at the German Aerospace Center in Berlin, Germany. Her current research revolves around modelling Venus. Previous projects concerned subduction dynamics and the associated seismic and tsunami hazards. Iris is Editor-in-chief of the GD blog team. You can reach Iris via email. For more details, please visit Iris' personal webpage or check out her youtube channel: youtube.com/irisvanzelst.

Happy blog birthday!

Happy blog birthday!

The EGU Geodynamics blog is 5 years old today! *throws confetti* Imagine being on the same contract in the same country for that long… Wow. Truly incredible. So let’s have a look at what we did over this past year of blogging. What did we do? Write and edit, mainly. I know – who’d’ve thought that is what editors do, right? But yes, writing and editing was done in abun ...[Read More]

Introducing the new blog team!

Introducing the new blog team!

It’s that time of year again! Another EGU General Assembly has passed. Another EGU Geodynamics blog team has been assembled! Now with a blog team bigger than ever! Whoohoo! So let me introduce you to the amazing blog team of 2022-2023 who will start blogging in earnest from next week onwards. If you are interested in joining yourself or want to reach out to anyone from the blog team, donR ...[Read More]

Join the EGU GD Blog Team!

Join the EGU GD Blog Team!

We are looking for new blog team members for the new ‘EGU year’ (June 2022 – June 2023)! By being part of the blog team, you will have the opportunity to meet lots of people from the geodynamics community and beyond and boost your own profile. This year, we are looking for many different kinds of contributions, so have a look below and see if anything sparks your interest! Intere ...[Read More]

Catching up with Iris van Zelst on everything outreach, science communication, and vlogging

Catching up with Iris van Zelst on everything outreach, science communication, and vlogging

Following from last week’s post on the Science Sisters series, this week we sit with outreach extraordinaire and EGU GD blog editor-in-chief Iris van Zelst to talk about all things scicom, vlogging and a new geological time game that you do not want to miss out on! Hi Iris, thanks for chatting with us! First things first tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do!  Thank you very much for ...[Read More]