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The human side to research brought to life by scientific artist Kelly Stanford

The human side to research brought to life by scientific artist Kelly Stanford

Scientific artist Kelly Stanford has sure come a long way since we last spoke to her in 2019. The Manchester, UK-based science communicator is a Physical Geography PhD candidate from the University of Hull’s Energy and Environment Institute and winner of EGU’s Artist (not) in Residence in 2021. This year, at the Union’s General Assembly EGU22, Kelly continued her series of “Sci-portraits” (portrai ...[Read More]

Get the picture? How choosing the right photograph can add value to your science communication

Get the picture? How choosing the right photograph can add value to your science communication

If you are a scientist you probably know the value of a good, well designed image. The right graph or diagram can help the reader to really grasp the meaning of a complicated theory or process, help to illuminate a critical piece of data, or highlight a key finding. But whilst much advice exists about how to create effective, accessible images, what about photographs?   In our early training, ...[Read More]

#vEGU21: #EGUartKIDS Hall of Fame – Extreme e-ART-h!

#vEGU21: #EGUartKIDS Hall of Fame – Extreme e-ART-h!

The EGU Kids Art activity normally happens in person in the creche at the conference centre during the General Assembly, but first last year and now this year we have had to move all our activities online instead. Working together – two of our Division Early Career Scientist teams, one from Natural Hazards and one from Cryospheric Sciences came up with this year’s theme ‘Extreme ...[Read More]

GeoTalk: Nadine Gabriel, creator of #AreYouSiO2? and Assistant Curator of Fossil Mammals.

GeoTalk: Nadine Gabriel, creator of #AreYouSiO2? and Assistant Curator of Fossil Mammals.

Hi Nadine, thanks for speaking with us today, can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you got to where you are now? Thank you for inviting me! I’m a geologist and the Assistant Curator of Fossil Mammals at the Natural History Museum, London. I studied MSci Geology at University College London and I absolutely enjoyed the subject. It was really interesting to learn about the geol ...[Read More]