Words of Wisdom from current Australian Coastal Society President, Peta Leahy.

Throughout my younger years there were limited role models in the environmental sector. Does anyone remember Ranger Stacey from Totally Wild? Ranger Stacey, A Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Ranger was the closest we got to a prominent female in the industry. And I wanted to be her so badly! I then embarked on a […]

Permanent Job position – USGS

Dear colleagues:   This is a rare opportunity for a permanent position at USGS. Only U.S. Citizens are eligible (Sorry!). Deadline to apply is April 27. You would be joining a team led by Dr. Patrick Barnard, along with 5 other female modelers and many others. Patrick’s team is doing some amazing science and this […]

PhD title: Modeling of sandy shoreline evolution and its uncertainties, past and future: toward a holistic approach. U. Bordeaux and BRGM.

PhD title: Modeling of sandy shoreline evolution and its uncertainties, past and future: toward a holistic approach. Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD position at BRGM (French Geological Survey) within the group « Coastal Hazards ». One of the missions of BRGM is to undertake solutions-focused research that advances understanding of risks and opportunities in the […]

Job Opportunity: Fixed Term Lecturing Position water engineering and management

Do you love algae? water? working as part of a multi-disciplinary group? The school of Civil and Environmental Engineering @UNSW Sydney is currently recruiting for a fixed term, 3-year (36 mo) lecturing/research position in the area of water engineering and management. It would be great to see some talented WICGE members consider this exciting opportunity […]

PhD Opportunity at U. Auckland in Estuary Morphodynamics

The University of Auckland and the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), New Zealand are seeking applicants for a fully-funded PhD project on numerical modelling of estuarine morphodynamics. Project Details: The project is funded as part of NIWA’s Managing Mud Programme (MMP), which is focused on the sources, characteristics, dynamics, and fate of […]

We should all make our science count

Dr Sarah Hamylton, committee member of WICGE, has recently published a column in Nature.  Contratulations Sarah! “Emotional conflicts around climate change have prompted me to revisit the reasons I became an environmental scientist. I am now using forms of expression that resonate with my personal values and add scientific authority to the argument for resisting […]

Building the research capacity of Early Career Scientists in the Indian Ocean

Building research capacity of Early Career Scientists: The Indian Ocean Early Career Scientists Network (IO-ECSN) by Danielle Su WICGE member Danielle Su shares her experience of ‘imposter syndrome’ and how Early Career Scientists can work together to build research capacity, in this case, for those working on the Indian Ocean.  On December 2015, I was […]

5 Thoughts on the Invisible Hands Helping Men in Science

I was sent a link for this article/blog from Merlin Crossley on the 5 thoughts on the Invisible Hands Helping Men in Science.  It is a good read from a man’s perspective and I encourage our members to read it when you have a chance. Ultimately, we want the most talented people delivering the most […]

Submit your abstract to AOGS in Honolulu, Hawaii (June, 2018)

Received from Dr Serena Blyth Lee from Griffith University, Australia. Submit your abstract to Asia Oceania Geosciences Society annual meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii by the 19th of January 2018! We would like to bring your attention to the following two sessions (more info below) that will be held at the upcoming AOGS in Honolulu, Hawaii […]

Do you want to share your story?

Publicise, promote and celebrate achievements of women in coastal geoscience and engineering We are looking for great stories to be shared. Particularly, about what it means to be a woman (or a minority) in your profession and how that has influenced your trajectory. We believe that we all learn from sharing experiences and the way […]

Coastal Morphodynamics at the EGU2018 (8-13 April) in Vienna!

Official Session outline: The session (orals and posters), sponsored by the Commission on Coastal Systems (CCS) of the IGU as well as the IGCP 639 group ‘Sea level changes from Minutes to Millennia’, will target researchers hoping to showcase their coastal research in front of Europe’s largest geoscience audience. The session will again aim to […]

Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association meeting to be held inPerth, Western Australia, 3-6 September, 2018.

Colleagues, Please consider submitting an abstract for the Coastal response to a changing climate session at the Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association meeting to be held inPerth, Western Australia, 3-6 September, 2018. We invite abstracts covering improved understanding of coastal morphodynamics, observed coastal response to climate changes/events, as well as efforts to predict the likely […]

Shari Gallop on gender bias and setting up WICGE, published in Nature

Today WICGE is featured in Nature, in a column authored by WICGE committee member Dr. Shari Gallop. This column focuses on Shari’s experiences of gender bias in science, and her role in founding Women in Coastal Geoscience and Engineering, together with the other committee members. Read the article here.      

Job Opportunity: Senior Technician, Wave Energy Research Centre, University of Western Australia.

Job no: 499422 Work type: full-time Location: Albany Categories: Research support, Technical/Laboratory support, Trades & Services UWA Oceans Institute An opportunity to be involved in cutting edge research, working across disciplines on this world first project. 4 year fixed term appointment Level 6 position: $77,122 – $81,629 per annum The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the […]

Make a difference: 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

The future of STEM is powered by women! 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures is a groundbreaking initiative designed to engage young women interested in science, technology, engineering, and math, and advance their pursuit of STEM careers through mentoring and 21st-century skills development. The New York Academy of Sciences supported program is currently recruiting mentors. More information […]