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The 8th Doctoral Retreat of the Department of Earth Sciences, ETH Zürich, will take place from May 19th-22nd, 2022, in and around the Konfuziushaus located in the lovely Black Forest in Southern Germany ( https://iyouth.de/en/black-forest-group-accommodation/). On the outskirts of the little village Bernau, surrounded by meadows and forest, the Konfuziushaus offers great possibilities and spaces for the academic program and all not-so-serious activities in and around the house that make the Doctoral Retreat so unique. And for the excursions on Saturday, as one of the most popular holiday regions in Germany, the Black Forest offers numerous possibilities for diverse outdoor and indoor activities.

We aim to also accommodate for everyone who is attending EGU 2022 in-person. Thanks to the support of the Department of Earth Sciences at ETH Zurich, this event (excluding beverages and potentially some activities) is free.

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We are all aware of the dramatic situation in Ukraine. Looking for a way to contribute, but you are not sure where? Consider joining "Earth Science ETH PhD and academic researchers for Ukraine", a contribution to Polish Humanitarian Organisation (PHO, https://www.pah.org.pl/en/), which helps Ukrainian refugees to find shelter in Poland. The action is organised by Weronika Ofierska, one of our organisational team members. She is taking care of the contribution gathering! Please contact her personally on how you can contribute (bank transfer) or stop by her office (cash): NW E 69, wofierska@ethz.ch

You can also make a personal contribution directly to the PHO:
Alior Bank S.A.
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IBAN: PL87 2490 0005 0000 4600 6277 7551