WICGE at EGU, April 2017

The Women in Coastal Geo-sciences and Engineering (WICGE) network will be instrumental in achieving gender equality in coastal geoscience and engineering. WICGE works across age groups, genders, and career levels, in academia, government and industry. We have developed some practical objectives including inspiring women to pursue a career in STEM, work for gender equality at events…

What does it take to move from precarity to security?

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…

Women in Coastal update – July 2016

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…

Narrabeen 40 year data set goes live

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,…

HF Radar Technician Position – Western Australia

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…

NERC IGGI Research Assistant, University of Glasgow

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…

Launch of Women in Coastal Geoscience and Engineering

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…