Making Waves: A Roundtable Seminar at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton

Women in Coastal Geoscience and Engineering (WICGE) and the Challenger Society for Marine Sciences recently hosted a roundtable seminar at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton. The Challenger Society is one of the oldest societies dedicated to the promotion and support of the marine sciences in the UK and Ireland; the NOC is an internationally leading […]

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (TENURE TRACK) IN EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR NATURE BASED SOLUTIONS IN COASTAL WATERS AT DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Job Description We are delighted to welcome an enthusiastic Assistant/Associate Professor who is willing to take the lead in research and education on Emerging Technologies for Nature-Based Solutions in Coastal Waters. Modern-day coastal engineering and management increasingly rely on Nature-Based Solutions (such as the Sand Engine) as an enabler for sustainable coastal development. Successful design […]

Dr Kerrylee Rogers on her Eureka-prize winning research on coastal wetlands & blue carbon

We hear from Dr Kerrylee Rogers, Associate Professor in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Wollongong in NSW, Australia. Find out more about Kerrylee here and follow her on Twitter @KerryleeRogers_ Why do I study coastal wetlands? Coastal wetlands (mangrove, saltmarsh, seagrasses and tidal forests) have been recognised as the most […]

COASTAL SEDIMENTS, UC DAVIS – BODEGA BAY MARINE LAB, AND USGS SANTA CRUZ

Hear from Associate Professor Ana Vila Concejo (Geocoastal Research Group, University of Sydney) about her recent research trips for research and including talking about WICGE at the USGS. Reposted from: https://grgusyd.org/2019/07/15/coastal-sediments-uc-davis-bodega-bay-marine-lab-and-usgs-santa-cruz/ Last month I spent three weeks working in the USA, I visited Florida and California. It was a very rewarding and inspiring research trip. Thank […]

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Biogeomorphology at Utrecht

The Department of Physical Geography at Utrecht University has a strong profile in research on land surface processes, natural hazards, large-scale hydrology, coast and river processes and morphology, spatio-dynamic modelling, earth observation and image processing. Our Coastal and River group focuses on the natural and human-induced dynamics of fluvial and coastal landscapes. The work domain […]

Gender inequalities in science won’t self-correct: it’s time for action: Published in The Conversation

Coastal geoscience and engineering is a broad discipline focused on physical processes at the interface of land and sea. Marco Ferraz, Author provided Sarah Hamylton, University of Wollongong; Ana Vila Concejo, University of Sydney; Luciana Esteves, Bournemouth University, and Shari L. Gallop, Macquarie University Harassed on fieldtrips. Excluded from projects. On the receiving end of […]

A neighbourly remote sensing workshop on the Great Barrier Reef

WICGE committee member Dr Sarah Hamylton shares her experience on sharing international perspectives and learning from each other. Australia is a world leader in coral reef environmental stewardship. As coral reef scientists based in Australia, we have a responsibility to share both insights and technical skills that could help with reef management with our regional neighbours. […]

Engaging people in the environment and empowering communities: Naomi Edwards

You might have noticed that Women in Coastal has a shiny new identify! Our logo, colours, branding materials and new website design are created by the talented Naomi Edwards, who is now our Design Contributor. Naomi also works in community engagement and is studying for her PhD at Griffith University on the Gold Coast of […]

Seeking content from members

Dear esteemed members of WICGE: We have close to 300 members on our website and we’d love to hear from you! With a newly revamped website, we will be starting up some new blog sections, including “Member of the Month”, “Notes from the Field”, “Student Perspectives”, and your experiences at conferences, organizing events to promote […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]