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NH medallists Episode II – John Clague & his passion for Natural Hazard

NH medallists Episode II – John Clague & his passion for Natural Hazard

In today’s interview, we talk with Prof John J. Clague, who was awarded the 2020 Sergey Soloviev Medal for his remarkable scientific contributions in fundamental and applied research on earthquakes, tsunamis, outburst floods and landslides, directed towards risk reduction for the benefit of societies. Hi John, can you please briefly introduce yourself, telling your main research focus and wh ...[Read More]

The multitasking skillbox of researchers, direct experiences from Early Career Scientists.

The multitasking skillbox of researchers, direct experiences from Early Career Scientists.

Science is “the study of the nature and behaviour of natural things and the knowledge that we obtain about them” (Collins online dictionary). In other words, science is tightly linked to gaining knowledge. However, this definition and many others never mention that to gain knowledge through science, a vast amount of experience must be acquired beforehand and put into practice every day ...[Read More]

Behind the scene: knowing the President of the EGU Natural Hazard Division – Ira Didenkulova!

Behind the scene: knowing the President of the EGU Natural Hazard Division – Ira Didenkulova!

In this last post of 2019, I have the pleasure to ask some questions to Ira Didenkulova, the President of the EGU Natural Hazards division who has been recently elected for a second mandate.   Ira, can you introduce yourself and tell what led you the position of EGU Natural Hazard (NH) Division president? What are the main challenges you had and what’s next for the NH division? It seems this ...[Read More]

Where science and communication meet: the editorial world of scientific journals.

Where science and communication meet: the editorial world of scientific journals.

The ultimate scope of scientists is to publish their research advancement and share it with the scientific community and civil society. Researchers, whether coming from academia or research institutes, publish their results in peer-reviewed journals, that are usually highly technical and often incomprehensible to anyone except the major experts in the field. In some subjects is inevitable given th ...[Read More]