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Goldschmidt2017: Meet the bloggers (2/2)

Aug 11, 2017 No Comments 864 views

In Part 1 of ‘Meet the Bloggers’, we caught up with four of the Goldschmidt2017 blogging team, who’ll be bringing us all the latest from Paris throughout the next week. Next up, we have a few words of introduction from our other three bloggers: Foteini, Martin and Claire.   Foteini Drakou Hi! I’m Foteini, a […]

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Goldschmidt2017: Meet the bloggers (1/2)

Aug 11, 2017 No Comments 864 views

We’re now just a few days away from the start of the 27th Goldschmidt Conference on geochemistry. More than 4000 delegates from over 50 countries across the globe will be polishing their presentations, wrapping their posters, packing up their suitcases, and getting ready to board planes, trains and automobiles destined for the enchanting city of […]

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Students at EGU2017

Jul 12, 2017 No Comments 660 views

Three EAG sponsored students visited the city of Vienna at the end of April 2017 to present their work at the General Assembly of the European Geoscience Union, the biggest geoscience conference in Europe. EGU2017 brought together nearly 15 000 scientists from all fields of geoscience research and from 107 countries around the world, where […]

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Volcano Tales: Shiveluch

Jun 09, 2017 No Comments 1093 views

At any given day, there are about 20 volcanoes erupting around the globe. Some of them are notorious for frequently showering nearby cities with ash, others wake up and blow without any warning – but all of them have their own intriguing story. For this blog, I will regularly pick one of the active volcanoes […]

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Announcing the winners of the Photo Contest ‘Wonders of Geochemistry’

May 15, 2017 1 Comment 2779 views

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Photo Contest ‘Wonders of Geochemistry’. Of the final ten photos selected by our jury, the following three received the highest number of votes. Many thanks to all who submitted entries, to all who cast votes, and many congratulations once more to our three winners! We […]

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Early Career Scientists at Goldschmidt2017

Apr 19, 2017 No Comments 1312 views

Early Career Scientists are at the heart of the Goldschmidt conference, and various programs aimed at young professionals in geochemistry have been developing in recent years. Goldschmidt2017 will continue this trend by introducing several new initiatives as well as retaining successful ones from previous years. Here is an overview of what’s on offer for Early […]

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Melting hearts at MEREMA

Mar 10, 2017 No Comments 999 views

With the support of the EAG I was able to attend this year’s ‘Melting and fluid/melt-rock reactions in the mantle’ (MEREMA) International Winter School, held at the University of Pavia, Italy. The school was arranged by a lot of different organizations (the Italian Group of Petrography of the Italian Society of Mineralogy and Petrology, as […]

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Volcano tales: Bogoslof

Mar 01, 2017 No Comments 1550 views

At any given day, there are about 20 volcanoes erupting around the globe. Some of them are notorious for frequently showering nearby cities with ash, others wake up and blow without any warning – but all of them have their own intriguing story. For this blog, I will regularly pick one of the active volcanoes […]

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Serpentine Days 2016

Feb 21, 2017 No Comments 1188 views

This past September we had the privilege to attend Serpentine Days, a biannual workshop on serpentinite and serpentinization processes that is distinctly multidisciplinary. The workshop covers much of the active research on serpentinites, including everything from microbiological communities in near surface environments, through serpentinite dehydration at great depth within subduction zones and all the way […]

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The Great Eastern

Feb 14, 2017 No Comments 1016 views

I have been really fortunate to be asked to take part of the 2016 EAG Distinguished Lecture Program. My research interests are broad lying on the interface between chemistry and biology and I have always enjoyed interacting with researchers from these disciplines. I am a biologist by background but working on the biogeochemical processes of […]

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