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Outreach
Rock Archive

Welcome to Rock Archive: A new outreach blog

Rock Archive is an outreach blog that communicates to the public about the current state of knowledge on Earth’s past and present environments.

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An Ambassador at MedGU-21

It was such an exciting  time at the Mediterranean Geosciences Union Annual Meeting- 2021 (MedGU-21) held in the lively city of Istanbul, Turkey from 25 – 28 November 2021. MedGU-21 was born from...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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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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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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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How isotopes can help us understand Cape Town’s water crisis

Rosy Finlayson, Ayabonga Mtsotso and Nomvo Kasolo

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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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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Focal point
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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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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Geochemists in the time of COVID-19: part 1

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

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