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Iris van Zelst

Iris van Zelst

Iris is a postdoc at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. Her current research revolves around intermediate-depth seismicity and the geodynamic modelling of subducting plates. Her recently completely PhD was on the modelling of tsunamigenic earthquakes using a range of interdisciplinary modelling approaches, such as geodynamic, dynamic rupture, and tsunami modelling. Iris is Editor-in-chief of the GD blog team. You can reach Iris via email. For more details, please visit Iris' personal webpage.

We wish you a Merry Christmas!

We wish you a Merry Christmas!

After continuously writing and commissioning blog posts for months on end, the EGU Geodynamics blog is taking a well-deserved break. Like you(?), we will spend our Christmas holidays relaxing and – most importantly – preparing for another exciting blog year ahead. We will be back early February with our New Year’s resolutions, but until then, we will leave you with some Christmas ...[Read More]

Dancing on a volcano – the unspoken scientific endeavour

Dancing on a volcano – the unspoken scientific endeavour

Doing science is not a walk in the park. In fact, it might be closer to dancing on a volcano. Dan Bower, CSH and Ambizione Fellow at the University of Bern, Switzerland, takes full advantage of the creative freedom of a blog post to reiterate that scientific progress is not a straight-forward endeavour. We all learn early in our education about the scientific method—the scientific approach t ...[Read More]

EGU GA 2020 call-for-sessions deadline

EGU GA 2020 call-for-sessions deadline

The deadline for session (and short course!) proposals for EGU 2020 is tomorrow on September 5, 2019! So, if you have a great idea for a session or a short course you still have a little bit of time to write a smashing proposal, find a nice co-convener and submit it to ensure that you will be able to access the convener’s party next year without a fuss. Why not share your knowledge on correct code ...[Read More]

Happy blog birthday!

Happy blog birthday!

Can you believe it, people? We have been running this blog for 2 years! What a milestone! Time to celebrate and look back at a year of great blogging. Who are the champions? We are the champions, my friends! That’s right! We actually won a prize this year: we won best blog post of 2018 by public vote for a post by one of our editors, Luca Dal Zilio, about a conference he attended in Singapore. So ...[Read More]