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The mystery of shared first authorship

The mystery of shared first authorship

Have you heard of the option to have two first authors? Or seen the little star that indicates that both first authors have equally contributed to the work? I got to know the concept many years ago, without having ever used it. Now, one of my PhD students is working on a shared paper. My first reaction as a supervisor was: let’s have a quick look on the current rules about shared first autho ...[Read More]

Hydrologists celebrate Earth Day 2022

Hydrologists celebrate Earth Day 2022

Today is Earth Day. As hydrologists, we work closely with what covers about 71% of the Earth’s surface: water! How do you feel when surrounded by Earth’s nature? How would you describe the contribution of your research on the water cycle to the wellbeing of our planet? If you should prepare a warning sign to join people marching in the streets on this special day, what would you write? ...[Read More]

International Day of Women & Girls in Science

International Day of Women & Girls in Science

Today is the 8th International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We use the opportunity to simply show you who we are and how we work. How do you picture a scientist? The GeoLog publishes a selection of interviews with women scientists.       Links to other related EGU Blog entries: 2021 GFGD Blog on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020 HS Blog on How Do You Pic ...[Read More]

On talking about hydrology at non-academic events

On talking about hydrology at non-academic events

Many of us have given talks (or are preparing their first one coming soon) at academic and non-academic events. What are the differences and what should we expect from both types of events? How can early career scientists (ECS) navigate through these two types of events? I wrote this blog post as an attempt to encourage more ECS talks in non-academic events and share my experiences, hoping that it ...[Read More]