Each year EGU presents several keynote sessions called the Union Symposia and Great Debates. These Union-wide events are carefully selected each year to cover topics that are of broad interest to our members, regardless of which Division or field of Geoscience they most closely associate with. During the two weeks of the meeting we shared ten Great Debates and Union Symposia streamed live d ...[Read More]
Crowd solutions to challenges in Earth Sciences
Research rarely follows a straight path and it is normal for challenges to arise during a scientific career. These challenges may come from scientific issues, like inaccessible field sites or data or unavailable/insufficient methods, or from social or personal problems and so on. This year we are facing an additional problem in our inability to meet in person, travel and go to the field. As we all ...[Read More]
EGU Teacher-Scientist Pairing Scheme: supporting geoscience education in schools
For the vEGU21 General Assembly, the EGU Education & Outreach Committees tried something new. They connected school teacher, Hélder Pereira, with seismologist, Susana Custódio, to create and teach a lesson plan on a topic relevant to Hélder’s classroom curriculum: the origin of the South American volcanic gaps. The lesson was live streamed online from Hélder’s class in Algarve, Por ...[Read More]
#vEGU21: meet the new EGU Early Career Scientist Representatives!
Each year, at the end of the General Assembly, EGU’s volunteers who have come to the end of their terms go through the handover. This year in our Early Career Scientist (ECS) Division Representatives teams, we have nine new members (or members in a new role) joining us to start their terms volunteering to help co-ordinate their Division activities and represent the diverse Early Career resea ...[Read More]