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Chloe Hill

Chloe Hill

Chloe Hill is the Policy Officer at the European Geosciences Union. Chloe graduated with a Masters in Environmental Governance from at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität of Freiburg. Before starting with the EGU, Chloe worked with action-orientated research and policy processes in both Europe and Asia. Chloe tweets at @Chl0e_Hill

GeoPolicy: EGU science for policy: what’s coming up in 2021?

GeoPolicy: EGU science for policy: what’s coming up in 2021?

There were a lot of big changes to the EGU’s science for policy programme in 2020 with many of our activities, such as the annual science for policy event and science-policy pairing scheme, moving online. But 2021 promises to be an even bigger year with a greater number of opportunities to engage and activities becoming even more accessible! So, if you haven’t engaged with science for policy befor ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: European Research Council funding opportunities – Your questions answered!

GeoPolicy: European Research Council funding opportunities – Your questions answered!

The European Research Council (ERC) is a leading European funding body supporting frontier research, investigator-driven, across all fields of science.The ERC offers various different funding opportunities with grants budgets of €1.5 to €3.5 million for individual scientists with the sole criterion for selection being scientific excellence. In October, the EGU hosted a webinar that highlighted som ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: How geoscience can support the European Green Deal

GeoPolicy: How geoscience can support the European Green Deal

Earlier this year, the EGU hosted the Integrating science into the EU Green Deal event in collaboration with the Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development to outline how the geosciences can most effectively support the European Green Deal and ensure its ambitious biodiversity and zero-pollution targets are reached. The event provided policymakers, scientists and indust ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: Proposed cuts to EU science funding could slow future research and innovation

GeoPolicy: Proposed cuts to EU science funding could slow future research and innovation

As a European scientific union with over 20,000 members, the EGU is well positioned to provide feedback on the current and future state of research and innovation funding in Europe. The recent cuts to the EU’s 2021-2027 research budget from European Parliament’s initial proposal of €120 billion to the current proposal of €81 billion (at 2018 prices), will not only affect researchers througho ...[Read More]