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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: Happy holidays!

Imaggeo on Mondays: Happy holidays!

The EGU wishes all our readers happy holidays and very warm wishes for the new year. And for a chance to be featured on GeoLog throughout the new year, don’t forget to submit your field and lab based photographs and other visuals to Imaggeo: our open access image repository. All geoscientists (and others) can submit their photos and videos to this gallery and, since it is open access, these images ...[Read More]

GeoTalk: Olivia Trani – reflections on a communication officer’s career with EGU

GeoTalk: Olivia Trani – reflections on a communication officer’s career with EGU

GeoTalk interviews usually feature the work of early career researchers, but this month we deviate from this format to speak with Olivia Trani, who has served as EGU’s Communications Officer for the past couple of years. In this role Olivia has skillfully managed the Union’s social media presence and the EGU blogs. She has also served as the point of contact for EGU’s early career scientists. Oliv ...[Read More]

Looking back at the EGU blogs in 2019: a competition

Looking back at the EGU blogs in 2019: a competition

The past 12 months have seen an impressive 467 posts published across the EGU’s official blog, GeoLog, as well as the network and division blogs. We’ve featured posts that dive into the details on how crystals become minerals and why scientists are searching for meteorites of Antarctica. We’ve published a collection of posts on how geology influences architecture and helps shape cities ...[Read More]

A first-timer’s guide to the 2020 General Assembly

A first-timer’s guide to the 2020 General Assembly

Will this be your first time at an EGU General Assembly? With thousands of participants from all over the world (more than 16,000 in 2019) in a massive venue, the conference can be a confusing and, at times, overwhelming place. To help you find your way, we have compiled an introductory handbook filled with history, presentation pointers, travel tips and a few facts about Vienna and its surroundin ...[Read More]