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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]

EGU Photo Competition 2021: Now open for submissions!

EGU Photo Competition 2021: Now open for submissions!

If you are registered for the 2021 online General Assembly vEGU21 (19 – 30 April), you can take part in our annual photo competition! Winners receive a free registration to next year’s General Assembly!   The eleventh annual EGU photo competition opens today, 15 January. Up until 1 March, every participant pre-registered for the General Assembly can submit up to three original photos an ...[Read More]

Accessibility at EGU: Promoting inclusive language, an incomplete guide – PART 2!

Accessibility at EGU: Promoting inclusive language, an incomplete guide – PART 2!

Like all people, geoscientists can sometimes forget the importance of language. How scientists use language is important because it not only allows us to communicate effectively with different groups, from policymakers to concerned citizens and other researchers, but it can also influence how people respond on an emotional or personal level.  The way we use language can even influence how much som ...[Read More]

Open Access publishing and Open Science at conferences: what do you need to know?

Open Access publishing and Open Science at conferences: what do you need to know?

Earlier this week EGU’s Policy Officer, Chloe Hill was lucky enough to sit down with one of the many advocates for Open Access publishing on EGU’s Publications Committee: Ulrich Pöschl. Whilst all the members of our Publications Committee are fully committed to making EGU’s journals accessible and open, Ulrich has a unique perspective on this, as he is also the initiator and co-c ...[Read More]