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Olivia Trani

Olivia Trani

Olivia Trani 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. Olivia has a MS in Science Journalism from Boston University and her work has appeared on WBUR-FM, Inside Science News Service, and the American Geophysical Union. Olivia tweets at @oliviatrani.

Imaggeo on Mondays: Journey to Bolivia’s Laguna Negra

Imaggeo on Mondays: Journey to Bolivia’s Laguna Negra

This week’s featured photo showcases one of the most geologically diverse landscapes of South America: the Altiplano, the high plateau of the Andes. This plateau covers roughly 200,000 square kilometres in central South America, stretching from southern Peru to northern Argentina. The high-elevation plain sits between the eastern and western chains of the Central Andes and is home to a myriad of n ...[Read More]

Giving everyone a voice: EGU President on promoting diversity and inclusion at scientific meetings

Giving everyone a voice: EGU President on promoting diversity and inclusion at scientific meetings

Conferences offer scientists the opportunity to share ideas, collaborate with peers, expand their networks and gain inspiration and fresh perspectives from other researchers and cutting-edge topics. These meetings bring scientists from around the world together for the purpose of advancing science, addressing societal and environmental challenges and strengthening the scientific community. However ...[Read More]

GeoTalk: Introducing EGU’s new Head of Media, Communications and Outreach

GeoTalk: Introducing EGU’s new Head of Media, Communications and Outreach

GeoTalk interviews usually feature the work of early career researchers, but this month we deviate from the standard format to speak to the newest member of the EGU office, Terri Cook. Terri is an award-winning science and travel writer who has a passion for geology and storytelling. You can find her work featured in a number of news outlets, including Scientific American, New Scientist, Eos, Lone ...[Read More]

Job opportunity at the EGU General Assembly: press assistant

Job opportunity at the EGU General Assembly: press assistant

We have several vacancies for science-communication or science-journalism students in Europe to work at the press centre of the 2020 General Assembly, which will be held in Vienna, Austria, from 3–8 May. Applications from geoscience students with experience in science communication are also very welcome. This is a paid opportunity for budding science communicators to gain experience in the working ...[Read More]