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Derek Vance

EAG needs you to nominate a colleague for an award today! Message from the EAG President

The European Association of Geochemistry recognizes excellent contributions to the discipline of geochemistry, excellent contributions of all kinds. EAG needs you to nominate a colleague for an award!

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
DEI Committee

Professional Culture: Let’s Talk Tackling of Inequity, Injustice, and Absent Talent

Progressive reforms and community kindness are encouraged; terminology common among DEI discussions is explored here to help facilitate reflection and spark constructive conversations.

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Invited contribution

Talking to the media – Tips from Tom Parkhill, Goldschmidt Press Officer

Journalists are human. Like everyone else, they appreciate it when you make their life easy. If you give them a good story, they will be delighted, and they are generally kind to scientists....

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
DEI Committee

People’s profiles – Vera Assis Fernandes

Vera Assis Fernandes. Visiting Scientist, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany. Visiting Researcher, CEED, University of Oslo, Norway. Visiting Academic, DEES, University of Manchester, UK

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
DEI Committee

People’s profiles – Jeffrey Paulo Perez

GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Germany Jeffrey’s  current research is focused on iron redox (geo)chemistry in natural and engineered environments

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
DEI Committee

New Schemes! People and Talent

“Knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” – Louis Pasteur

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Derek Vance starts as EAG President!

It is a great honour to become the President of the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG). I have just taken over from Sigurdur Gislason – “Siggi”

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Robotic field geologists will bring more samples from space!

We are living in an exciting period of time: samples from asteroids, the Moon, Mars, and hopefully comets are or will be returned to laboratories on Earth within the next one or two decades

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Invited contribution

Uniting to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a Pandemic and Post-Pandemic World

There are significant numbers of highly-educated, well-trained, talented and hardworking people in geochemistry and wider Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) fields around the globe

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How isotopes can help us understand Cape Town’s water crisis

Rosy Finlayson, Ayabonga Mtsotso and Nomvo Kasolo

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Writing for change

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known” Carl Sagan (1934-1996), Astronomer and Science Communicator.  We can ask of this quote, but by who?

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OnTheRocks

Autodidacticism, hobbies and your professional future

My students often ask me how I learnt to make nice images and graphs for papers, cool diagrams, videos or programs. "What software do you use?" — is the typical question. So here goes some facts about

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The Value of Field Training in Geochemistry

Field work is a key part of training for many geological careers. From locating and describing new deposits to excavating rocks and fossils, to identifying structural relationships between different

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Invited contribution

Geochemists in the time of COVID-19: part 2

In this new series on the EAG blogosphere, geochemists from around the world have been telling us about their experiences during this difficult period of the COVID-19 pandemic: how it has affected

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