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GeoPolicy: How to communicate science to policy officials – tips and tricks from the experts

GeoPolicy: How to communicate science to policy officials – tips and tricks from the experts

The EGU General Assembly was bigger than ever this year. Over 16,500 people attended more than 500 sessions. Although many sessions featured policy-relevant science, the short course entitled ‘Working at the science policy interface‘ focused purely on the role of scientists within the policy landscape. For those of you that couldn’t attend, this month’s GeoPolicy post takes a clo ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: Hazards, climate impacts, resources – Supporting science-based policy at EGU16

GeoPolicy: Hazards, climate impacts, resources – Supporting science-based policy at EGU16

As researchers, we spend a lot of time and energy trying to extend the limits of our scientific knowledge, but how much of our new findings can be translated into policies, and what are the best practices for doing this? A multitude of science-policy-related sessions are scheduled at this year’s general assembly (GA), spanning most of the EGU divisions. This month’s GeoPolicy post highlights a sel ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: Assessing environmental and social impact – applying policy in big industry

GeoPolicy: Assessing environmental and social impact – applying policy in big industry

Former EGU Science Communications Fellow Edvard Glücksman is our second guest blogger for the newly established EGUPolicy column. Edvard is a Senior Environmental & Social Specialist at the UK-based consultancy Wardell Armstrong and an External Stakeholder Affiliate at the University of Exeter. He describes his work along the research-policy-industry interface. The collapse of a wastewater dam ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: An overview of EU funding for the Earth, atmosphere, and space sciences

GeoPolicy: An overview of EU funding for the Earth, atmosphere, and space sciences

Are you thinking of applying for funding? Or are you considering a career in academia and want to know where your research funding could come from? The European Union (EU) has large financial resources available for academic scientific research and innovation (R&I). This is in addition to national government funding bodies. This blog post, the 5th in the EGU’s GeoPolicy series, introduces R&am ...[Read More]