Archive for December, 2017

Fluids inside bubbles and bubbles inside fluids: ECROFI 2017

Dec 13, 2017 No Comments by 1826 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 1806 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 1 Comment by 2529 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: I went to Uppsala to scatter.

Dec 12, 2017 No Comments by 1659 views

Looking at minerals on a nanoscale helps us to understand their behaviour, and we can certainly learn from them for our advantage. Minerals that are highly reactive in ambient environments are not usually well understood because of difficulties in sample preparation and analysis. Such reactive minerals include green rusts (GR), a family of Fe2+– Fe3+ based […]

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