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The inaugural EGU webinar: EGU journals and Open Access publishing

The inaugural EGU webinar: EGU journals and Open Access publishing

Last week the EGU executive office debuted something new for our members: the EGU webinar. The first of these focused on the open access journals that EGU publishes in partnership with Copernicus.The webinar discussed the interactive public peer review system, the role of the EGU Publications Committee, how researchers can effectively publish in an EGU Journal and the new EGUsphere.

 

The webinar featured three speakers, including Alberto Montanari, the current EGU President and Professor of Water Engineering and Hydrology at the University of Bologna; Katja Fennel, the Chair of the EGU Publications Committee and Professor of Oceanography at Dalhousie University; and Martin Rasmussen, the Managing Director of Copernicus. The session was moderated by Chloe Hill.

 

If you’re interested in this topic, but missed the opportunity to participate in the live webinar, a recorded version is now available online:

 

This is just the first in a series of webinars that EGU will be offering quarterly over the next few months, exploring topics that include:

 

  • Careers outside academia
  • Getting more involved in geoscience education
  • Greening the EGU General Assembly

 

For more information about the webinar series or to suggest topics you would like to see covered, please visit the webinars page on our website.

Hazel Gibson
Hazel Gibson is the Communications Officer at the European Geosciences Union. She is responsible for the management of the Union's social media presence and the EGU blogs, where she writes regularly for the EGU's official blog, GeoLog. She is also the point of contact for early career scientists (ECS) at the EGU Office. She has a PhD in Geoscience Communication and Cognition from the University of Plymouth in the UK. Hazel tweets @iamhazelgibson.

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