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The benefits of online writing retreats in these weird times

The benefits of online writing retreats in these weird times

The world shut down due to COVID-19, but PhDs did not. During these unfamiliar times, most PhD students have found themselves working from home trying more than ever to write as much as possible.  Over the past few of months, I have led several online writing retreats in collaboration with doctoral research schools and universities in Norway. They seem to have been very successful to help PhD’s wi ...[Read More]

Winners of the EGU Best Blog Posts of 2019 Competition

Winners of the EGU Best Blog Posts of 2019 Competition

2019 was a brilliant year for our blogging network here at EGU. Across the EGU’s official blog, GeoLog, as well as the network and division blogs there were so many interesting, educational and just downright entertaining posts this year it was hard to get the blog editors to choose their favourites! Nevertheless in December, to celebrate the excellent display of science writing across the network ...[Read More]

Looking back at the EGU blogs in 2019: a competition

Looking back at the EGU blogs in 2019: a competition

The past 12 months have seen an impressive 467 posts published across the EGU’s official blog, GeoLog, as well as the network and division blogs. We’ve featured posts that dive into the details on how crystals become minerals and why scientists are searching for meteorites of Antarctica. We’ve published a collection of posts on how geology influences architecture and helps shape cities ...[Read More]

Job opportunity at the EGU General Assembly: press assistant

Job opportunity at the EGU General Assembly: press assistant

We have several vacancies for science-communication or science-journalism students in Europe to work at the press centre of the 2020 General Assembly, which will be held in Vienna, Austria, from 3–8 May. Applications from geoscience students with experience in science communication are also very welcome. This is a paid opportunity for budding science communicators to gain experience in the working ...[Read More]