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“Great science, friendly community, and mountain views”: Geobiology in beautiful Banff

Jul 15, 2019 No Comments by 247 views

I was excited to attend the 2nd Geobiology Society Conference because it is a very topic-focused meeting, bringing together many leading and emerging experts in the field. Additionally, this meeting has a particular interest in highlighting the research of young scientists, making it an ideal target for the EAG early career funding. The meeting was […]

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Q&A with the Goldschmidt Non-academic Careers Forum Panellists: Anne Trinquier and Katja Amstätter

Jun 12, 2019 No Comments by 469 views

As an introduction to the upcoming events for early career scientists at Goldschmidt2019 in Barcelona in August, last month on the EAG blogosphere we talked to Goldschmidt panellist Lewis Collins, Editor-in-Chief of the journal One Earth, about his career in scientific publishing. In this next post in the series, Anne Trinquier and Katja Amstätter talk about […]

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Early career scientists reveal their experiences at the largest geosciences meeting in Europe

May 16, 2019 No Comments by 370 views

The European Association of Geochemistry (EAG) aims to promote geochemical research and to provide essential support to early career scientists in the field. Through its Student Sponsorship program, the EAG sponsors twelve students to attend geochemistry related short courses, summer schools, workshops or conferences in Europe each year. We caught up with four recent recipients of […]

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

Apr 17, 2019 No Comments by 796 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 765 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 673 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 770 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 748 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 1098 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 1022 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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