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Girls into Geoscience will return again in 2020!

Girls into Geoscience – Ireland will return in November this year! We may be able to host the event in person, but it is also likely that we may have to hold the event virtually. This depends on government advice surrounding the COVID-19 situation. Until we are able to announce any more details, we would like your help! Do you have any ideas or suggestions for us? What would you like to do in the workshops? Where would you like Girls into Geoscience – Ireland to take place? Please email girlsintogeoscience@icrag-centre.org to let us know!

Learn more about geoscience, field work and life as a geology student!

Covering everything from rock types, to fieldwork, to life as a geoscientist, this fantastic video is a brilliant introduction for anyone interested in studying the geosciences! The video was created by a team including iCRAG postdoctoral researcher Anna Bidgood and produced by Eleni Wood. During their undergraduate degree, the team undertook a mapping project in Greenland. Surrounded by glaciers, fjords and some amazing wildlife the four students investigated the geology of a 15km squared area. Watch the video to find out what they got up to on their travels!


Video credit: Eleni Wood, YouTube

Girls into Geoscience – Ireland 2019 event and fieldtrip:

This year’s theme is Earth’s changing climate

Tying in with the theme of science week, this year’s Girls into Geoscience theme is Earth’s Changing Climate. Throughout the day, we will explore how geoscientists are vital to a sustainable future for our planet.

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Fieldtrip and Event day – double the geoscience, double the excitement?!

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This year, Girls into Geoscience – Ireland will take the usual form of a day of exciting workshops and interesting talks, as well as an even more exciting fieldtrip! The fieldtrip will take place on the 2nd of November, two weeks before the event day on the 16th. Both the field trip and the event day are completely free, and you don’t need to attend both. Keep your eyes peeled for more details!

If you would like to be involved in the event keep an eye on the GiG social media pages – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!



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