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Foteini Drakou

Fishing for Hg and harvesting Pb – Consequences of human activity

It is my first time attending the Goldschmidt conference and I am impressed by the variety of topics that can be accommodated under the umbrella of Geochemistry. From the Origin of Solar System

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Goldschmidt 2017
Sami Mikhail

Dr Francis McCubbin (2017 FW Clarke Award) – ECR consistently being overlooked, under-appreciated, and, frankly, taken advantage of.

Dr Francis McCubbin is the 2017 FW Clarke Awardee. Below he shares his thoughts on academic classism and the need for a fundamental culture shift in the treatment of non-Tenured academics, outlines hi

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Goldschmidt 2017
Martin Mangler

The science behind the science

What do you think - in five days of Goldschmidt presentations, the product of how many years worth of labwork have you seen projected onto the screen, how many months of troubleshooting

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Goldschmidt 2017
Foteini Drakou

Conscripting plants and the microbial community for mineral exploration

Geologists have a great deal of geochemical tools for exploration of new mineral deposits. But, as most of the unexploited treasure is hiding at great depth, geologists have to invent and employ

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Goldschmidt 2017
Deirdre Clark

The rain, the Seine and the Eiffel Tower

Paris appears to be a bit sad that this year's conference is drawing to end since it has started to rain yesterday evening. The rain was especially timely for those making their way from the Palais

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Goldschmidt 2017
Sami Mikhail

Prof Eiji Ohtani – nature is seamless

Prof Eiji Ohtani is the 2017 Urey Medal Awardee for outstanding contributions advancing geochemistry over an entire career. Eiji Ohtani shares his thoughts on what it feels like to win this

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Goldschmidt 2017
Sami Mikhail

Dr Shuhei Ono – protect people from academic bullying

Dr Shuhei Ono is the 2017 Gast Lecturer. Dr Ono is a ‘hard-core’ isotope geochemist and feel that we should protect all scientists from academic bullying, especially Early-Career Scientists

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Goldschmidt 2017
Deirdre Clark

“That is wild! Nature made proteins that are ultra acidic” – How Corals Make Rocks

Good morning! This is my second Goldschmidt during my PhD and luckily I was able to join the EAG Blogging Team again (the first time was 2 years ago in Prague). Also very fortunate to have given my or

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Sami Mikhail

Dr Li Zhang – the freedom to fail

Dr Li Zhang is the 2017 Shen-su Sun Awardee. Dr Zhang shares her thoughts on what it feels like to become an award winning scientists, explains how she was given the freedom to fail, and feels that

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Goldschmidt 2017
Sami Mikhail

Dr Julie Prytulak – It’s deeply humbling

Dr Julie Prytulak is the 2017 Houtermans Awardee. Dr Prytulak shares her thoughts on what it feels like to become an award winning scientists, provides constructive advice on an important issue faced

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Clare Stead

Love Triangles and Spies – Geochemistry in 3 minutes

Goldschmidt 2017 sees the introduction of the pop-up talks; an exciting new initiative organised by three early-career scientists (Steffi Lutz, Kimberley Bitterwolf, and Alex Holland). Eleven students

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Tadhg Dornan

How the Roman Empire can be linked to geochemistry

Throughout our geological education, we are taught to think in terms of deep time. To forget about weeks and months and focus on the millions and billions. However, when the time span of human history

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