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Narcissistic abuse in academia

Narcissistic abuse in academia

Let’s talk about narcissistic abuse in academia. Many of us have become scientists out of passion and curiosity. Such mental resources are crucial in research, where working hours can get long, experiments can fail, career prospects and funding are scarce. However, even the most passionate may not withstand all of the possible difficulties thrown their way — especially workplace abuse, which may t ...[Read More]

Geology Bites: Special Issue on Seismology

Geology Bites: Special Issue on Seismology

Geology Bites: Podcast conversations about geology with researchers making key contributions to our understanding of the Earth and the Solar System Since you are reading an EGU Blog, you must already know how remarkable the field of geology is. The subject matter stretches the imagination – with its almost cosmological timescales, processes operating on scales from the atomic to the continental, a ...[Read More]

Join the Seismology EGU Slack group!

Join the Seismology EGU Slack group!

Less than a month to go to until EGU. Are you getting nervous about your blank poster draft?  Is there a glimmer in your eyes thinking about the upcoming vEGU and do you have the urgent need to share it with somebody? Are you worried about whether you should use a .pptx, .odt or .pdf for your presentation? Do feel overwhelmed about the numerous sessions, talks, posters and activities? Are you unsu ...[Read More]

Git or Perish

Git or Perish

Tell me if this sounds familiar to you: Act I After a fruitful discussion with a colleague, you exchange codes and algorithms. You are happy because you are convinced you will save some time through this collaboration and you don’t need to develop the same codes yourself. Act II The drama unfolds slowly. Firstly, you search without success for a README file or instructions on how to execute ...[Read More]