Launching the EGU Twitter Journal Club!

To commemorate approaching the magical 1,000-follower mark on Twitter, the EGU is happy to launch its online journal club! This relatively new concept has proven to be very popular in other areas of science and we’re keen to see how it evolves within the rapidly growing EGU online community. How does it work? Initially, we will present you with a publicly accessible journal article (likely from an ...[Read More]

Publications by the EGU

Since 2001, the EGU and Open Access publishing house Copernicus Publications has published a growing number of successful geoscientific journals. These include 14 peer-reviewed Open Access journals, of which 11 have a Thomson Reuters Impact Factor, placing them in the top echelon of their respective discipline. EGU also publishes a host of other materials available in paper and online. As a signat ...[Read More]

Review: 2012 General Assembly Great Debate on open science and the future of publishing

Today’s guest post comes from freelance writer Celso Gomes, who also worked at the 2012 General Assembly Press Centre. Upon admitting that he refused to knowingly associate with Elsevier for years, Cambridge’s award-winning mathematician Tim Gowers stirred a discussion of unprecedented magnitude surrounding Open Access publishing. Such public outcry has so far culminated with over 10.0 ...[Read More]

Become a freelance writer for the EGU newsletter!

Interested in science writing? Are you looking to get published and get paid for it? Keep reading. The newsletter of the European Geosciences Union, currently known as The Eggs, is a magazine and information service distributed for free to all EGU members — around 12,000 scientists. It will be rebranded and relaunched in late February or early March with a new layout, content structure, and name: ...[Read More]