For many of us, whether we are in academia, government, or industry, job insecurity and short-term contracts can become draining. Dr Dani Barrington is a Research Fellow jointly appointed by Monash University and the International Water Centre, and an Honorary Fellow at The University of Queensland. As her contract ends in a few weeks, Dani shares her thoughts on how […]
Hi everyone. It’s been a busy time of year for the committee with research, projects, teaching, field work, conferences, and family. Since the launch of WICGE in March, we have had our website updated with our new web address www.womenincoastal.org, and we now have a member form so that members can add themselves to the […]
Exciting news!!!!! A beach survey program commenced in April 1976 by Professor Andy Short at Narrabeen Beach located on Sydney’s Northern Beaches in southeast Australia, is one of a limited number of sites worldwide where on-going and uninterrupted beach monitoring now spans multiple decades. To mark the 40-year anniversary of the Narrabeen monthly survey program, […]
Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) was established in 2007 to provide data streams from a range of oceanographic sensors from oceans around Australia, making them freely and openly available for use by the Australian and global marine and climate science community. Australian Coastal Radar Network (ACORN) is a IMOS facility which operates HF radar […]
Fully-funded PhD project on modelling shoreline erosion under the effect of storms and rising sea level
The Coastal Group, School of Environment, University of Auckland, New Zealand, is seeking applicants for a fully-funded PhD project on modelling shoreline erosion under the effect of storms and rising sea level. Project Details: The project is funded by the Natural Hazards Research Platform hosted at GNS Science and it is part of a larger […]
While I am currently on maternity leave and trying to figure out all things baby and keeping 1 ear to the ground with my job, I found this a very interesting article. I’m lucky to have a very supportive work environment and a generous maternity leave, but conscious that being off for up to a […]
NERC IGGI Research Assistant University of Glasgow – College of Science and Engineering Location: Glasgow Salary: £27,328 to £30,738 pro rated if appropriate Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Contract / Temporary Placed on: 11th March 2016 Closes: 10th April 2016 Job Ref: 012689 Job Purpose You will contribute specialist environmental economics and social science input […]
A reflection by Shari Gallop, Ana Vila-Concejo and Sarah Hamylton The Women in Coastal Geoscience and Engineering (WICGE) network was officially launched on 8th March 2016 at the International Coastal Symposium in Sydney, Australia. We were pleased to have a great turnout of around 70 people, with a good mix of men and women which […]
Applications are now open for the 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australian Fellowships. Three $25,000 fellowships will be awarded to outstanding post-doctoral female scientists. Apply now at www.forwomeninscience.com.au In 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO will award three post-doctoral female scientists in Australia with a $25,000 Fellowship. Applicants within five years of completing their PhD are welcome from […]
The Coastal Marine Group, School of Science, University of Waikato, New Zealand, is seeking applicants for a fully-funded PhD project on the propagation of storm surges within estuaries. *Project Details:* The project is funded by the Natural Hazards Research Platform hosted at GNS Science and it is part of a larger umbrella project called â€œClimate […]
The USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, CA is looking for recent PhD graduates for a Mendenhall postdoctoral fellowship to conduct research on the influence of sediment supply on coastal change. The Research Opportunity (R16-37) is titled, “Coastal response under rising sea levels – how sediment budgets influence shoreline change” and […]
Being the first woman chairing the International Coastal Symposium – unconscious bias and microagressions.
By Associate Professor Ana Vila Concejo It was 2013 when A/Prof. Peter Cowell and I, both at the University of Sydney, decided that hosting the International Coastal Symposium in Sydney would be a good idea. I was pregnant at the time with my second son. Now my son can count to 10 in two languages, […]
All International Coastal Symposium participants are invited to the official launch.
Early bird registration for the ICS 2016 in Sydney, Australia closes December 31. Visit http://ics2016.org/ to register and hope to see you there!