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Fluids inside bubbles and bubbles inside fluids: ECROFI 2017

Dec 13, 2017 No Comments by 81 views

With the support of EAG, last summer I was able to attend the biennial international conference of European Current Research On Fluid Inclusions (ECROFI), organized in Nancy (France). The ECROFI conference series is a leading international forum for the presentation of fluid and melt inclusion research. Fluid and melt inclusions provide the most direct information […]

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An early career scientist at CAM2017 in Vienna

Dec 13, 2017 No Comments by 73 views

I am really grateful to the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG) for their support to attend the Conference on Accessory Minerals (CAM–2017), which took place from 13–17 September 2017 in Vienna, Austria, and Bratislava, Slovak Republic. I had an exceptionally enriching experience at the CAM–2017 conference, an event aimed at “bringing together researchers and students […]

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Rotorua bubbles with microbiologists: An EAG Ambassador at ISSM 2017

Dec 12, 2017 No Comments by 154 views

Thanks to support from the EAG I was able to attend the 2017 conference of the International Society of Subsurface Microbiology, held in Rotorua, New Zealand.  Rotorua is an amazing city due to its geothermal activity.  It is located next to Lake Rotorua in the centre of the North Island, which formed from a volcanic […]

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EAG Student Sponsorship: A trip to ‘Migration 2017’ in Barcelona

Nov 14, 2017 No Comments by 238 views

I recently travelled to Barcelona to present at Migration 2017, a world-renowned conference which brings together world leading experts exploring the chemistry, and migration of actinides and fission products in the geosphere. This was an important conference for me to attend as I explore the effect of organic molecules on uranium migration. On Sunday, I […]

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Ore deposits and ophiolites: EAG ambassador Thomas Belgrano reports from SGA2017

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by 497 views

I am extremely grateful for the support of the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG) for contributing to my attendance at the 14th SGA Biennial Meeting in Québec city as an Early Career Science Ambassador. Quebec City was a great host, where North American traditions collide with French ones in a surprisingly harmonious way. The beautiful, […]

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Students at EGU2017

Jul 12, 2017 No Comments by 664 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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Melting hearts at MEREMA

Mar 10, 2017 No Comments 1001 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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Serpentine Days 2016

Feb 21, 2017 No Comments 1192 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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Six EAG Ambassadors at the last AGU Fall Meeting

Feb 20, 2017 No Comments 1092 views

The 2016 AGU Fall Meeting took place in San Francisco’s Moscone Center from 12th to 16th December 2016. More than 28,000 scientists from around the world came together this year, and more than 20,000 oral and poster presentations were held. Among the attendees were six of EAG’s Early Career Science Ambassadors, who tell us about […]

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The Great Eastern

Feb 14, 2017 No Comments 1019 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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