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What is GIFT? The Education Committee’s Jean-Luc Berengeuer & Phil Smith explain

What is GIFT? The Education Committee’s Jean-Luc Berengeuer & Phil Smith explain

EGU’s annual Geoscience Information For Teachers (GIFT) workshop will take place between 4 – 8 April 2022, with the theme of “How the planet shapes history – Geosciences, human society and civilizations”. To find out more about what GIFT is and get a taster for the workshop’s content EGU’s Programme Coordinator, Simon Clark, talked with two of the organisers: th ...[Read More]

The Top Five EGU Education Initiatives We Think You Should Know About

The Top Five EGU Education Initiatives We Think You Should Know About

The EGU Education Committee has opened a call for new members to join. Positions on the committee are open to anyone with an interest in and passion for improving learning at the interface between geoscience and educators, so long as they are an EGU member. In particular, the Committee is keen to include the voices of Early Career Scientists (ECS). Details on the application process are detailed h ...[Read More]

Feeling stressed lately? The EGU ECS Working Group ‘Work-Life-Balance’ can help!

Feeling stressed lately? The EGU ECS Working Group ‘Work-Life-Balance’ can help!

The feeling of being ‘a little out of balance’ is probably something we all encounter at some point in our lives. Stress is on the rise, with the constant pressure to ‘do something special and meaningful.’ Coping with this situation can be challenging and there is no magic recipe that fits for all. The good news is we have uncovered a few ingredients you can choose from to ...[Read More]

From ‘hippies’ to “How dare you!” and beyond..

From ‘hippies’ to “How dare you!” and beyond..

In 1971 a group of environmental activists set sail from Canada to protest nuclear testing. With this journey the organization Greenpeace was born. 50 years old this year, Greenpeace and other organizations like it have seen environmental concerns move from the fringe to the mainstream, and eventually evolve into climate change activism. In 2009, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in ...[Read More]