GeoLog

EGU GA 2022

GeoPolicy: What’s new in 2022?

GeoPolicy: What’s new in 2022?

2021 was yet another year of uncertainty, with many changes and disruptions to our plans, activities, and goals. EGU’s science for policy programme was no exception to this with the Science for Policy Pairing Scheme and annual Science for Policy Event taking a back seat. We hope that 2022 will not only bring new activities but also rekindle those that were put on hold as a result of the pandemic. ...[Read More]

Using comics to talk about sexism in science: how ‘Did this really happen?!’ is trying to change the conversation

Using comics to talk about sexism in science: how ‘Did this really happen?!’ is trying to change the conversation

1953: Marie Tharp created a map that showed the seafloor was spreading via the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and therefore proved the theory of plate tectonics, only for it to be dismissed as “”girl talk” by her (male) supervisors. 1968: A few years after winning the Nobel Prize (without crediting her work), James Watson wrote about Rosalind Franklin saying “By choice she did not emphasize her feminine quali ...[Read More]

Top 5 Gifts for Geoscientists (2021 edition!)

Top 5 Gifts for Geoscientists (2021 edition!)

Well it’s that time of year again when many people start looking for seasonal gifts for their loved ones, colleagues and others, but although you may have already sorted your gift for a geoscientist, we are here to help you if you are still looking for inspiration. If you want more ideas check back on our previous gifts for geoscientists suggestions, including last year’s suggestions f ...[Read More]