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EGU22: A scientific conference through the eyes of artist Jakub Stepanovic

EGU22: A scientific conference through the eyes of artist Jakub Stepanovic

I am not a scientist by profession, but some years ago, I started seeing the far-reaching impact of geosciences as I navigated some of the Earth’s fascinating locations. From wild, remote areas to urban jungles, I learned to appreciate the sciences that make sense of places, and this concept started to inspire my artistic practice. While I enjoyed my time doing illustrations to depict a few ...[Read More]

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]

EGU22: Discover your inner research poet!

EGU22: Discover your inner research poet!

A long time ago, a unique friendship formed between two researchers at a scientific conference. At first, they appeared to have one amusing thing in common: being the only two people to wear a bow tie at the EGU General Assembly. They soon also discovered their mutual appreciation for science and poetry, and before long, a new idea took shape: could they inspire scientists to write poetry? Togethe ...[Read More]

EGU22: Rethinking (geo)scientific conferences today

EGU22: Rethinking (geo)scientific conferences today

From aiming at globally distributed, but virtually connected conference hubs to live subtitles and translations: never has the scientific conference format been on a trajectory of such abrupt change. What the new format of the coming years will be is still unclear, but it will need fewer chairs and more bandwidth, and should be sensibly ‘green’ and super accessible, suggests Fabio Crameri. Even th ...[Read More]