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EFG awards its Medal of Merit to Iain Stewart

PRESS RELEASE | BRUSSELS | 11 NOVEMBER 2017 European Federation of Geologists (EFG) awards its Medal of Merit to Iain Stewart A passionate geologist, an inspiring professor, a charismatic science broadcaster. Iain Stewart is one of those rare people whose personality,...

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EFG at RFG2018: submit your contributions!

The countdown for the Resources for Future Generations conference that will take place in Vancouver in 2018 has officially began, and we are counting the days! Until then, EFG is cordially inviting its partners and their colleagues to submit an abstract to one of two...

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EFG, a Federation working for You: the video

Once upon a time 1980, the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) was born with a bold ambition that would guide it throughout the years: build a strong family of competent geologists across Europe. 37 years later, we can humbly say this ambition, once a dream, has...

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EFG, deeper in the heart of Europe

It's in the first letter. E. for European. EFG's identity is deeply European, and so is it's main mission: strengthening the bond among the European family of Geologists. It was therefore only a matter of time before the Federation would move its legal seat to...

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INTRAW – Discover The Project : The video has arrived!

The teaser tested eveyone's patience. But the waiting has lasted long enough. Finally, the video "INTRAW – Discover The Project" has arrived. Discover the purpose of this H2020 initiative, its importance in today's society and, last but not least, enjoy a quick...

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EFG puts its quality Stamp on top training courses

What is that special thing that makes someone become a Geologist? It is that initial spark, the birth of a passion that oftentimes happens as soon as a child starts playing with dirt and rocks. But what is it that makes someone become a Great Geologist, one that is...

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European Geologist of the month: Rubén Esteban Pérez

“European Geologist of the month” is a section of EFG’s monthly newsletter GeoNews. Each month we ask one of the European Geologist title holders to tell us about his professional experiences and which role the title has played for his career. This month we have...

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INTRAW takes you back to the Future

The Future of Europe is now. The future availability of resources relies on our efforts today. The future competitiveness of our technologies and industries needs our support today. The future of our employment depends on our work today... The Future of Europe is now...

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European Geologist of the month: Barry Hunt

“European Geologist of the month” is a section of EFG’s monthly newsletter GeoNews. Each month we ask one of the European Geologist title holders to tell us about his professional experiences and which role the title has played for his career. This month we have...

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EFG welcomes Peter Müller as its new Project Officer

The European family of Geologists is growing! The EFG is indeed very happy to welcome Peter Müller who becomes its new Project Officer. Peter Müller is a young German geoscientist, born in Hannover. After finishing his undergraduate in Geosciences at the University of...

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European Geologist of the month: Joan Escuer Solé

“European Geologist of the month” is a section of EFG’s monthly newsletter GeoNews. Each month we ask one of the European Geologist title holders to tell us about his professional experiences and which role the title has played for his career. This month we have...

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EFG becomes knowledge partner of MINEX Europe 2017

The 2nd MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum will be held from 14 to 16 June 2017 in Belgrade (Serbia). Organised every year in a different country, the MINEX Forum helps to spotlight opportunities in a specific region of Europe. This year MINEX Europe will take...

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Obituary of EFG’s First President, John Kenneth Shanklin

28th July 1926 – 4 May 2017 The death has occurred (peacefully) of John Shanklin in the Countess of Chester hospital, England. John Shanklin was for a long time deeply involved in the politics of geology in the United Kingdom. He helped to create the Institution of...

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European Minerals Day: organize your own event!

2017 is the year of celebration for the minerals sector in Europe and you can join in on the fun too! The European Minerals Day indeed celebrates a very special birthday with the 10th edition of this now famous event that will this year take place from 22 to 24...

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Vote for EAGE/EFG photo contest

EAGE and EFG members can now vote here for their top 3 favorite photographs! The theme of the Photo Contest 2017 is ‘Geoscientists at work’ and it seems as tough it inspired a lot of talented photographs as nearly one hundred EAGE and EFG members submitted their...

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European Geologist of the month: James Codd

“European Geologist of the month” is a section of EFG’s monthly newsletter GeoNews. Each month we ask one of the European Geologist title holders to tell us about his professional experiences and which role the title has played for his career. This month we have...

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EFG officially endorsed the March for Science in Brussels

On April 22 was celebrated around the world a very special day, "Earth Day", that celebrates the environment and its protection.  For this occasion, the March for Science, a series of events across over 500 cities, gathered thousands of people who joined forces to...

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