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“They say there’s nothing more complex than the human brain. They haven’t worked in Brussels, have they?” Read all about EGU’s recent science-policy pairing scheme and sign up for EGU's database of expertise to receive emails about opportunities focussed on integrating science and policy.

This month we announced that EGU will contribute EUR 105,000 to help fund 17 training schools and conferences, including two Galileo Conferences, in 2020.

Fellowships: Tim Kalvelage, Cécile Dumas and Aisling Irwin are the recipients of this year's EGU Science Journalism Fellowships.

From a new audio accessibility system and more legible, browser-based programme to pronoun buttons and a diversity and pride reception, EGU is implementing extensive measures to foster an inclusive and respectful environment at the annual General Assembly. These include free, on-site childcare, for which the registration opens on 9 March at 13:00 CET and closes when filled - so be sure to sign up early.

The meeting programme for the EGU General Assembly 2020 (3–8 May, Vienna) will be published next week! With more than 1000 scientific sessions, debates, short courses and networking events scheduled, as well as two artists in residence - Lego photographer Stacy Phillips and digital artist Priyanka Das Rajkakati - it promises to be a diverse and exciting conference again this year. Please register by 31 March to qualify for the early registration rates.


General Assembly
EGU News
Journal Watch
EGU Science in the News
EGU Blogs

General Assembly

More General Assembly information is available on the meeting website.
EGU General Assembly

EGU News

More EGU news items are available on the EGU website.

Journal Watch

Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (AMT)

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP)

Biogeosciences (BG)

Dimensions of marine phytoplankton diversity

No nitrogen fixation in the Bay of Bengal?

Climate of the Past (CP)

Modal shift in North Atlantic seasonality during the last deglaciation

Earth System Dynamics (ESD)

A multi-model analysis of teleconnected crop yield variability in a range of cropping systems 

Geoscientific Model Development (GMD)

Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (HESS)


The Cryosphere (TC)

Other papers highlighted by the editors of EGU open access journals are available online.

EGU Science in the News

A snapshot of recent English-speaking news coverage based on research published in EGU's 19 open access journals:

EGU Blogs

GeoLog, the EGU blog EGU network blogs EGU division blogs More EGU blog posts are available at
EGU Science for Policy
Discover EGU's Science for Policy resources & sign up to be listed in our database of expertise to help integrate science into the policy-making process
EGU Meetings Calendar
EGU Jobs Portal
Early Career Scientists website
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