Preparations for the EGU 2018 General Assembly (8–13 April, Vienna, Austria) are in full swing, and there are a number of opportunities and news we wanted to draw your attention to, relating to the conference and more. Don’t forget to submit your abstract to the meeting by 1 December 2017 if you’d like to apply for financial support, or by 10 January 2018 if not.
Roland Schlich travel support
To encourage participation of early career scientists, a limited amount of the overall budget of the EGU General Assembly is reserved to provide financial support to those who wish to attend the meeting.
Financial support includes a waiver of the registration fee and a refund of the Abstract Processing Charge (relating to the abstract for which support was requested). Additionally, the grant may include support for travel expenditures, at the discretion of the Support Selection Committee, to a maximum of €300.
Scientists who wish to apply for financial support should submit an abstract, on which they are first authors, by 1 December 2017. If you want to learn more about how the applications are evaluated and funding is allocated, this blog post includes all the details.
Communications Officer Vacancy
Do you like blogging and social media? Are you able to write about complex science topics to a broader audience? If you are looking for a career opportunity in (geo)science communication, check the latest job vacancy at the EGU Executive Office in Munich.
EGU Public Engagement Grants
Have an idea for an outreach project which aims to raise awareness of geosciences outside of the scientific community, but are struggling to find funds to get it off the ground? Consider applying for one of two EGU Public Engagement Grants! Winners are each awarded a grant of €1000 to help further develop the project and put it into practice. In addition, winners will receive a free registration to attend the EGU 2019 General Assembly. The 2018 call for proposals will open the 15th November 2017 and remain open until 15th February 2018.