News from the EAG
ESE is a grass roots initiative to define the vision and infrastructure needs for solid-Earth science in Europe and provide a voice for the community. The ESE brochure is now available and provides a high-level vision for ESE aimed at policy makers, funders, industry and the public.
We would like to thank all participants of the first EAG Photo Contest. The jury has selected the best 5 photos in each theme and we now invite you to vote for your favourite photos. Again, the winner of each theme will receive a 5-year EAG membership and will see their photo on the banner of the newsletter and the EAG website.
As EAG aims to support students training in geochemistry, on years when the Goldschmidt conference is not in Europe (i.e. on even years), EAG will sponsor 20 students up to 200 Euros per student, to attend short courses, summer schools, workshops or conferences located in Europe and related to geochemistry. See more information and application deadlines.
Dr. Rachael James, University of Southampton, has been selected as the EAG Distinguished Lecturer 2014. Her research focuses on the development and application of chemical and isotopic techniques to improve our understanding of earth and planetary processes- both now and in the past. Rachael will be visiting several institutions in Central and Eastern Europe; see tour and lecture details.
The Goldschmidt conference provides the pre-eminent forum to communicate new research and innovations in geochemistry, attracting international press, funding bodies and industry. The responsibility for the organization and planning falls onto the EAG or the Geochemical Society (GS), co-owners of the meeting. Last June EAG and GS signed an agreement providing the foundations for the governance and trademark protection of the meeting.