The GS and EAG will be hosting a panel discussion about the personal and professional impacts the pandemic has had on the geochemistry community.
Registration is free and open to all.
Thursday, 16 September: 5am Sydney; 12:30am Mumbai; 4am Tokyo; 3am Beijing
- What are the psychological and practical impacts and the best coping strategies?
- What are the major impacts for early career researchers? How do we mitigate the impacts and ensure this generation is not disadvantaged in the future?
- What should universities, funding agencies, scientific societies do?
- What are larger impacts on the field of geochemistry?
- What have we learned that is positive can be harnessed for the future?
Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Professor of Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, USA
Patricia Jackman, Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, University of Lincoln, UK
Emily H.G. Cooperdock, Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, USA
Ben Fisher, Graduate Student, University of Edinburgh, UK
Kayla Iacovino, Research Scientist, Jacobs/NASA Johnson Space Center, USA
Alberto Montanari, EGU - Past President and current VP; Professor, University of Bologna, Italy
Samuel Mukasa, Office of the Executive VP & Provost; Professor, University of Minnesota, USA
This GS-EAG Panel Discussion, with representatives from the social sciences, psychology, and early career and senior geochemists, will consider the global impacts including on the most vulnerable community members. The panel will also share their experiences and strategies they have used to navigate the challenges and consider what we can do to mitigate long-term career impacts.