A celebration of science at the AGU Fall Meeting: two ambassadors report back

Jan 20, 2020 No Comments 370 views

Last December, two EAG Early Career Science Ambassadors, James Bradley and Hong Chin Ng, attended the AGU Fall meeting, the largest international Earth and Space Science meeting in the world, with more than 25,000 attendees, in its centenary year. Read about their impressions, experiences and tips for AGU attendees in two parts, here and here!  

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Open access and geochemistry, what’s the rule?

Jan 14, 2020 No Comments 2343 views

A long time ago, in a galaxy, far, far away when I was an undergraduate student (I guess it must have been around 2002), I first met the principles of Open Access (OA). A few years later (in 2006 or 2007), I deposited my PhD manuscript in the French repository HAL (a name chosen in […]

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Outreach in Africa: Prof. Hasnaa Chennaoui Aoudjehane visits Mauritania and Egypt

Jan 10, 2020 No Comments 429 views

It was a great pleasure for me to be offered the opportunity to participate in the prestigious Outreach program of the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG) and the Geochemical Society (GS) in 2019. I selected institutions to visit based on the EAG and GS’s wish to select countries mostly located in north Africa as well […]

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Impressions from the 1st International EMPA Workshop, Athens

Nov 30, 2019 No Comments 440 views

The 1st International Workshop on Electron Probe Microanalysis (EPMA) took place in Athens on the 3rd and 4th October 2019, hosted by the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA). I had no prior exposure to EPMA instruments which are hard to find in Ireland. Therefore, I felt this was a chance I should not miss. Especially […]

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Ambassadors at ICP13 in Sydney

Nov 13, 2019 No Comments 600 views

This year, three early career scientists were able to travel to Sydney for the 13th International Conference on Paleoceanography as Early Career Science Ambassadors thanks to support from EAG. In this short series of posts, Zeynep Erdem (Royal NIOZ), Rehemat Bhatia (University of Bristol) and Eloise Littley (University of St. Andrews) talk about the conference and […]

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Ambassadors at ICP13 in Sydney: Rehemat

Nov 13, 2019 No Comments 511 views

This article is part of a series of articles from 3 EAG ambassadors who attended ICP13 (International Conference on Paleoceanography). You can go back to read the introduction here. Hi! I’m Rehemat and I am a foraminifera geochemist. I defended my PhD at UCL last year, and recently finished a postdoc at the University of […]

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Ambassadors at ICP13 in Sydney: Zeynep

Nov 13, 2019 No Comments 414 views

This article is part of a series of articles from 3 EAG ambassadors who attended ICP13 (International Conference on Paleoceanography). You can go back to read the introduction here. This Sydney meeting was my third ICP attendance. The first time I attended, it was 6 years ago in Sitges, Spain and I was a shy, […]

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Ambassadors at ICP13 in Sydney: Eloise

Nov 13, 2019 No Comments 440 views

This article is part of a series of articles from 3 EAG ambassadors who attended ICP13 (International Conference on Paleoceanography). You can go back to read the introduction here. I am a final year PhD student at the University of St Andrews looking into abrupt changes to the North Atlantic CO2 sink that have occurred […]

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A summer of speleothem science

Oct 16, 2019 No Comments 651 views

The S4 Summer School on Speleothem Science took place in the city of Cluj-Napoca (Romania) from August 11th to 17th, 2019. The event consisted of a four-day full immersion in the world of speleothems and caves, with lectures given by speleothem science experts. Topics included speleothem formation, petrography, the use carbon and oxygen isotopes as […]

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Restructuring the tenure process; reproducibility in science; and tackling climate change by example: An interview with Dr. Katharina Marquardt

Aug 29, 2019 No Comments 1640 views

Dr. Katharina Marquardt is the 2018 recipient of the EMU Research Excellence Medal, presented at Goldschmidt 2019 in Barcelona. This medal is presented to young scientists who have made significant contributions to research in mineralogy and whose professional and societal activities contribute to strengthening scientific links in Europe. Dr. Katharina Marquardt is a Lecturer in […]

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