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Outreach Science communication workshop series

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Science communication workshop series

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is the leading organisation for Earth, planetary, and space science research in Europe. With our partner societies worldwide, we foster fundamental geoscience research, alongside applied research that addresses key societal and environmental challenges. Our vision is to realise a sustainable and just future for humanity and for the planet.

Aims

The EGU Outreach Committee is soliciting the development and delivery of at least two online workshop series in the broad area of science communication within the geosciences for 2024. Science communication is being used as an umbrella term cover all aspects of media, outreach, public engagement, widening participation, knowledge exchange, policy engagement and any other related areas. The overall aims for each workshop series should be:

Details

We aim for at least two online workshop series to be delivered in 2024 in English. Each online workshop series would be aimed at around 30-40 EGU members who would have applied and made a commitment to attending. Each proposed workshop series should consist of three to four sessions of no more than a few hours, spread over a two or three week period. It is expected that any proposed online workshop would:

The specific focus of their proposed workshop series is left open to applicants but may include one, or a few, of the following:

The EGU Outreach Committee prefers more in-depth workshop series on fewer of these (or other) topics, rather than broad and basic introductions to numerous ones. For examples, see the details of the successful workshop proposals in 2023 to get a better idea.

Requirements

Applicants will be required to demonstrate:

Application materials

Proposals should be submitted as a single file via the application form by the end of Monday 8 January 2023. This should include:

Please include links to previous relevant work where appropriate. Budgets of up to €5,000 total will be considered for each series, though it is expected that most workshop series will be budgeted at around €2,000-3,000 (inclusive of VAT). Previous applicants (successful or unsuccessful) are eligible to reapply to this call. We reserve the right to keep your details on file when considering future online workshops unless you inform us otherwise.

For any additional information on the EGU science communication workshop series, please check the most recent call for applications or contact:

Martin Archer
Martin Archer
Outreach Committee Chair
Email outreach@egu.eu