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Conferences

EGU 2014 call for abstracts now open!

From now, up until 16 January 2014, you can submit your abstract for the upcoming EGU General Assembly (EGU 2014). In addition to established scientists, PhD students and other early career researchers are welcome to submit abstracts to present their research at the conference. Further, the EGU encourages undergraduate and master students to submit abstracts on their dissertations or final-year pr ...[Read More]

Tweeting at a Conference: The Magic of a Hashtag

With the mammoth task of Storifying #EGU2013 this week, I’m wondering just how useful social media, particularly Twitter, has become at conferences. While having a hashtag for a conference with 4,684 oral, 8,207 poster, and 452 PICO presentations (#EGU2013) won’t give you an insight into what’s going on in all the sessions – there’s simply too much science – it provides a guide to what’s happening ...[Read More]

Sci Comm at the 2013 General Assembly

Blogging GeoLog will be updated regularly throughout the General Assembly, highlighting some of the meeting’s most interesting sessions, workshops and lectures as well as featuring interviews with scientists attending the Assembly. Writers from the EGU Blog Network will also be posting about interesting research and sessions during the Assembly, so you can catch up on any sessions you’ve missed an ...[Read More]

PICO Presentations Explained

So you’re presenting with PICO? What does that mean exactly? Presenting Interactive COntent, or PICO, sessions highlight the essence of a particular research area – just enough to get excited about a topic without being overloaded with information. If a particular session piques your interest, you can look over the presentation in more detail at your leisure – straight after the session or at any ...[Read More]