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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]

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GeoRoundup: the highlights of EGU Journals published during May!

GeoRoundup: the highlights of EGU Journals published during May!

Each month we feature specific Divisions of EGU and during the monthly GeoRoundup we put the journals that publish science from those Divisions at the top of the Highlights roundup. For May as we recap the General Assembly we are not highlighting any specific Division, so this month our GeoRoundup Journals will be alphabetical!   All highlights for May   Annales Geophysicae: Magnetospher ...[Read More]

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Congratulations to the winners of the EGU22 Photo Competition!

Congratulations to the winners of the EGU22 Photo Competition!

For this year’s Photo Contest, EGU received scores of amazing images capturing a broad spectrum of the geosciences. After the selection committee whittled the field down to 10 finalists, members have been voting for their favourites throughout EGU22’s week-long conference. After an enthusiastic response from our online and on-site voters, we are now ready and very excited to announce the win ...[Read More]

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EGU22: The bitter reality behind fixed-term contracts

EGU22: The bitter reality behind fixed-term contracts

Monday evening’s Great Debate was definitely the place to be. Whether you were a PhD student, a professor, a research associate, a lecturer or, like me, a Postdoctoral researcher, this debate was here to raise awareness of the lack of permanent positions and the impact this has on a researcher’s career (and life!). As you may all know, getting a permanent position can sometimes feel like an ...[Read More]

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EGU22: Meet our Communications Team!

EGU22: Meet our Communications Team!

This year for EGU22 we are very excited to be welcoming five fabulous people into our EGU Communications Team for the next month to help with social media, blogging and the press conferences. These interns and volunteers are going to be assisting EGU Media and Communications Officer Gillian D’Souza and Head of Communications Hazel Gibson, in the run up to, and during the General Assembly, so ...[Read More]

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EGU22: 10 community Pop-Up Events to look out for!

EGU22: 10 community Pop-Up Events to look out for!

The EGU community has always organised their own events, whether these are planned weeks to months in advance or spontaneously during the General Assembly. Since the advent of the EGU Pop-up Scheduler it’s now even easier to organise and plan your own event at the assembly. Many of the events are Division-specific, from picnics and dinners to networking sessions, so be sure to look and see w ...[Read More]

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How to EGU22: Answers to your ‘COVID-19 what ifs’ at EGU22

How to EGU22: Answers to your ‘COVID-19 what ifs’ at EGU22

Only a few days to go until EGU22, our first ever hybrid meeting, and the first time we’re back on-site in Vienna after two years! While some of you will be joining us virtually, our in-person attendees may be wondering what to do if they feel unwell or test positive for COVID-19 during EGU22. We understand that even reading about this can cause ample anxiety or stress, but knowledge is power, rem ...[Read More]

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What’s on at EGU22: highlights from Publications, Policy, EDI, Outreach and the ECS

What’s on at EGU22: highlights from Publications, Policy, EDI, Outreach and the ECS

There are so many great events to participate in at EGU22 this year, in both on-site and virtual formats, that it can be very easy to feel overwhelmed. Whilst we encourage you to make good use of your Personal Programme to help organise your activities, we also reached out to several of EGU’s Committees that are responsible for specific other aspects of EGU’s activities, including the ...[Read More]

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How to EGU22: Jobs and Career opportunities at the General Assembly

How to EGU22: Jobs and Career opportunities at the General Assembly

Attending conferences is a great way to widen your existing network, meet potential employers and grow your professional skills. At EGU22, we bring you some exciting and useful career networking opportunities, regardless of whether you attend virtually or on-site in Vienna!   Great debates and career development short courses Fixed-term contracts: opportunity or exploitation? A lack of perman ...[Read More]

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How to EGU22: 5 simple 5-min-practices for 5 days of EGU22

How to EGU22: 5 simple 5-min-practices for 5 days of EGU22

New year, new science, and a new format of the General Assembly! While the ‘scientific’ planning of the week is a rather straightforward process of browsing the conference program, planning your breaks may be an afterthought or go completely forgotten. Whether you’re a first-time attendee at the General Assembly this year or have joined us in previous years (and felt exhausted by the end of it!), ...[Read More]