Early Career Scientists (ECS) are students, PhD candidates and scientists who received their highest degree within the last seven years (with extensions for parenting, illness, disability and national service). We make up over 60% of the EGU membership and we are active in research, science communication, publishing, Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) initiatives, networking, convening and mak ...[Read More]
Accessibility at EGU: Top 10 tips for visually accessible presenting – the sequel!
Do you remember a time when everyone else around you started laughing, but you didn’t notice a joke? By designing presentations that are inaccessible – either in PICO, poster or oral presentation format – sometimes people in your audience have this experience of feeling left out. Last month we posted our top 10 tips for making a presentation ‘accessible’ following the announcement that EGU ...[Read More]
Accessibility at EGU: Crutches at the General Assembly? Surprisingly Easy
Last year I had the opportunity to attend my first General Assembly to speak at several sessions about my experience working as a science journalist and reporting in the field during an EGU Science Journalism Fellowship. With my tickets booked and accommodations reserved, I was ready to go — until I tore a ligament in my knee while skiing in my native state: Colorado in the U.S. The timing ...[Read More]
Accessibility at EGU: Top 10 tips for audio accessible presenting
This year EGU is taking additional steps to continue to improve the accessibility and inclusivity of its annual General Assembly. During the next few weeks we will be regularly posting information about the measures the Union is taking, tips and tricks for meeting attendees, and personal stories and advice from people with various experiences who have attended in previous years. Yesterday EGU an ...[Read More]