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The geological period that no one talks about: menstruation in the field

The geological period that no one talks about: menstruation in the field

Try typing the phrase ‘period in geosciences’ into Google. You’ll get something like ‘divisions of geological time’, and how we divide ancient earth time into eras, periods and epochs. We learn about this in the first year and again in every subsequent year of geological training. We are both geochronologists, so this is a topic we are deeply familiar with. But we are also both women. To us, and e ...[Read More]

Do changes in Arctic climate variability severely impact migratory birds?

Do changes in Arctic climate variability severely impact migratory birds?

Changes in Arctic climate variability and extremes may have significant impacts for migratory birds, according to a study presented at EGU23 by Nomikos Skyllas, a PhD student from the University of Groningen. Many species cross continents during their seasonal migration patterns, travelling from as far as Africa and South America to northern regions such as Siberia and the Canadian Arctic. If you’ ...[Read More]

How to make the most of EGU23: from EGU Events Co-ordinator Jane Roussak

How to make the most of EGU23: from EGU Events Co-ordinator Jane Roussak

The countdown to EGU23 continues and we are now only DAYS away from the much anticipated conference week. With an event of such size and scale, it’s no surprise that some people – particularly first time attendees – may find it intimidating or confusing to navigate the week. So today I decided to talk to Jane Roussak, EGU Events Co-Ordinator  to ask her for some last minute tips ...[Read More]

How to make your geoscience communication publishable: Find out at EGU23

How to make your geoscience communication publishable: Find out at EGU23

A long time ago, when I walked into the Ministry of Education building in Dushanbe (Tajikistan) to inquire about offering an earthquake education workshop in a public school, I had no research agenda, let alone thinking about publishing it one day. All I wanted was to do something useful: sharing earthquake science with school children. Recognizing the value of geoscience communication, my graduat ...[Read More]