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2nd Baltic Earth Conference
The Baltic Sea Region in Transition
Helsingor, Denmark
11 - 15 June 2018

BACC II


 

Baltic Earth Working Group on Education


Background and objective

Introducing and educating young scientists is a crucial part of the work within the network. This is important for the maintenance and vitalisation of the network, but also a mean to broaden the arena of scientific discussions. Summer schools of 1-2 weeks duration are organised regularly with different foci. Summer schools are open for undergraduate and graduate students, and young scientists active in the Baltic Sea region, or from outside the region, but also with interest in the focus of the specific school. Specific seminars and conference sessions at conferences shall provide a platform for young scientists to help them grow into the scientific world, but also allow a new and fresh perspective for the established scientific community.


Description of tasks
(or Terms of Reference)

It is the primary task of this WG to organize educational events like summer schools and conference sessions and workshops for young scientists. Baltic Earth summer schools have been conducted in 2015 (Askö and Tartu/Vilsandi), 2016 (Askö) and 2017 (Askö). The series will be continued.


Members of the Working Group on Education
(as of June 2014)

Piia Post (Chair) University of Tartu Estonia piia.post(at)ut.ee
Markus Meier (vice) SMHI Sweden markus.meier(at)smhi.se
Marcus Reckermann IBES, HZG Germany marcus.reckermann(at)hzg.de

 

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