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Q&A with the Goldschmidt Non-academic Careers Forum Panellists: Lewis Collins

Apr 17, 2019 No Comments by 165 views

In a new initiative for Goldschmidt2019 (18-23 August 2019 – Barcelona, Spain) a series of lunchtime discussion forums will be held to give students and post-docs the opportunity to find out more about pursuing careers outside of academia. We have interviewed some of the panellists taking part and will be publishing them on the EAG Blogosphere […]

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The world’s largest geoscience conference: EAG Ambassadors at AGU18

Feb 19, 2019 No Comments by 487 views

The Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is by far the largest conference that a geochemist might attend in their career. The 2018 AGU Fall meeting took place in Washington D.C. in December and EAG Early Career Science ambassadors Emily Dearing Crampton-Flood and Gordon Inglis were among the many thousands of delegates there. […]

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The annual VMSG meeting: a springboard for early career stage volcanologists and igneous geochemists

Feb 18, 2019 No Comments by 442 views

With financial assistance from the European Association of Geochemistry, I was able to attend the annual Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group meeting to present the results of my recent research in poster form. The VMSG is a special interest group of the Geological Society of London and Mineralogical Society (GB and Ireland). Each year it hosts […]

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Small spots and big celebrations at the GFZ

Dec 18, 2018 No Comments by 575 views

I recently had the opportunity to attend the SIMS short course at the GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences) in Potsdam with support of the EAG. The course was set to be held by Dr. Michael Wiedenbeck, however, due to unforeseeable circumstances, he could not attend the course. Instead, Dr. Alexander Rocholl and Dr. Robert […]

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EAG Supports Junior Scientists Around the World

Nov 13, 2018 No Comments by 564 views

Making up over a third of our member base, students, as well as postdocs and other recent graduates, form an integral and very active part of the European Association of Geochemistry. Furthering opportunities and career prospects for early career scientists remains one of our core activities and several dedicated initiatives and resource banks have been […]

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EAG sponsored students at POLAR2018: Where the Poles come together

Oct 23, 2018 No Comments by 878 views

POLAR2018, a joint event from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), is a major event on the Polar Science calendar. In June this year, the event was attended by two EAG sponsored students, Shabnam Choudhary and Neelu Singh, who traveled all the way from India to Davos […]

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A summer camp for scientists!

Aug 08, 2018 No Comments 825 views

Recently, I was given the opportunity to attend the 2018 Gordon Ocean Global Change Biology conference (held in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire) as an EAG ambassador. Gordon conferences are considered ‘Summer Camps for Scientists”, and I couldn’t think of a better description! As I am nearing the end of my PhD, I was eager to […]

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Unravelling the past and future of lakes at the IPA-IAL joint meeting

Aug 08, 2018 No Comments 670 views

Thank you to EAG for providing sponsorship to help me attend the IPA-IAL (International Paleolimnology Association and International Association of Limnogeology) Joint Meeting: “Unravelling the Past and Future of Lakes”. This was a wonderful opportunity for me to attend and present at the IPA-IAL joint meeting during the final stage of my PhD. My research […]

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Silicon world science: an EAG Ambassador at SILICAMICS 2

Jun 27, 2018 No Comments 977 views

SILICAMICS 2 (Victoria, CA. June 2018) was the second SILICAMICS conference (first held in Aber Wrac’h, FR. September 2015). The conference focuses on the biogeochemistry and genomics of silicification and silicifiers, which gives the opportunity for international scientists working on silicon from all horizons to meet together. I attended the first SILICAMICS conference during the […]

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An EAG ambassador aims for the bullseye at the 49th LPSC

Jun 11, 2018 No Comments 965 views

49th LPSC, 19th-23rd March 2018, The Woodlands, Texas, USA Attending my very first Lunar and Planetary Science Conference was an exciting prospect. As a planetary scientist whose background is in biology, it feels like a long and winding road that led me there. From the beginning of my PhD in astrobiology, I have felt drawn […]

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