At a land down under, women glow when Science meets Parliament

by dr Graziela Miot da Silva, Flinders University I had the opportunity to attend the 18th Science meets Parliament (SmP) event in Canberra (21 and 22 March 2017), promoted by Science and Technology Australia (STA). The main goal of this event is to improve the understanding between science and political stakeholders by saturating Parliament with science […]

Coastal Engineering Short Course at Coasts and Ports 2017

Register now to attend a Coastal Engineering Short Course run by WRL over the two days prior to the 2017 Coasts & Ports Conference in Cairns.2017 Coastal Engineering Short Course | Register now! Date: 19 & 20 June 2017 Venue: Cairns Convention Centre Cost: $1,210 (incl. GST) This course will cover the following: An overview […]

Introducing new journal Anthropocene Coasts

A Look to the Future  A multidisciplinary international journal, Anthropocene Coasts brings together diverse fields of study to tackle complex issues related to coastal regions in the Anthropocene. Anthropocene Coasts publishes research on some of the most complex questions facing human-influenced coastal environments. A forum to discuss anthropogenic change, specifically in the context of coastal […]

Funding for ECR’s to attend Regional Sea-Level Change and Coastal Impacts, due Feb 15th

Regional Sea-Level Change and Coastal Impacts conference 10-14 July 2017, Columbia University, New-York (NY) “Future Earth Coasts are making available 2 bursaries for Early Career/Global South participants to attend the WCRP/IOC “Regional Sea-Level Change and Coastal Impacts” conference 10-14 July 2017, Columbia University, New-York (NY) – USA. See http://sealevel2017.org for further details. Each bursary will have a value […]

Funding grants for women’s leadership development in Australia

   FUNDING GRANTS FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT In 2016 Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the environmental sciences. The initiative is providing women in environmental science with grants for leadership development. More specifically, grant applications are open for women at three levels. Please click […]

An interesting problem to have….

This article was passed on to me today and I thought it worthwhile to pass on to the group. Trailing spouses exist on both sides of the gender fence, and as a young mom, I can definitely attest that my career has more sacrifices in it than my partner’s it seems so my career track […]

Associate Professor (NTF) in Civil Engineering

Applications to be received by 12pm on Monday 26th of September 2016 From £45,066 p.a. (plus additional benefits including a shared equity scheme) The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Civil Engineering) from 1 January 2017 or as soon as possible after that. The successful candidate will work […]

Have your say!

Undertake a short (< 5 minute) survey about your experience of gender inequality (or lack of) in coastal geoscience and engineering. This will add to an initial survey undertaken at the International Coastal Symposium in March 2016, which indicated that this is an instructive endeavour We would greatly appreciate your participation in this survey, which will help […]

Boosting Women in STEM – coming up in Sydney, September 2016

Women make up just 16 per cent of the 2.3 million STEM-qualified Australians. The most glaring gap is in engineering and related technologies which are just 14 per cent female. As a result, we see a waste in both talent and economy as many university-qualified women in STEM choose not to pursue careers in the […]

Position Vacant: Senior Project Manager (Coastal) Council of the City of Gold Coast

ouncil of the City of Gold Coast are advertising for a Senior Project Manager (Coastal). Please click on the link below for more details. https://erecruit1.mercury.com.au/GoldCoast/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=1sMI8nMaiUI=&mode=Preview#.V1i_f8pAH9k.email Kind regards City of Gold Coast Recruitment Team People and Culture City of Gold Coast  T: 07 5581 6221 PO Box 5042 Gold Coast Mail Centre Qld 9729 cityofgoldcoast.com.au

Research Fellow position at Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, Gold Coast, Australia

A Research Fellow position is being offered at The Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, a research centre based on the Gold Coast Campus of Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. The Research Fellow will carry out applied research activities with a team of coastal engineers and scientists working on projects which support the development of effective management […]

PhD Scholarship Opportunity at Macquarie University

Project Name: Quaternary Sea-Level Rise and Australian Coastal Response An opportunity exists for a highly motivated student to join the research team at the Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Macquarie University to work on the Coastal Sedimentological and Geomorphological Response of the Australian Coast to Rapid Sea-Level Rise During the Late Quaternary. The research will contribute […]