Rose Palermo

Rose is a PhD Candidate in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program for Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science & Engineering. Rose’s interests span a wide range of topics surrounding surface processes and shoreline change. A common theme of her research is understanding how processes acting on competing timescales influence coastline evolution. She explores this theme under the context of […]

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 in coastal numerical modelling and hydraulics at Twente

JOB DESCRIPTION As the current state-of-the-art hydraulic marine models are becoming increasingly complex we ask for a numerical modeler who knows the state-of-the-art engineering models as Delft3D, SWAN and XBeach and who is also a specialist in numerical schemes and CFD models to model tides, waves, sediment transport and morphodynamics. The Assistant professor will provide […]

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 […]

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Engineering at the Human-Natural Interface

Calling all amazing Women – see this new and exciting academic position available!!! Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Engineering at the Human-Natural Interface As part of a strategic initiative in the areas of Urban Coastal Sustainability and Environmental Health, Northeastern University seeks faculty candidates for tenured or tenure-track appointments at the assistant, associate, or full professor level […]

For me right now, being a postdoc is better than a professor – Dr Alice Lefebvre

WICGE member Dr Alice Lefebvre (MARUM – Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen) shares her experiences of managing her academic career with parenting and life, including withdrawing her application at the interview stage for a tenure-track job. Since my Ph.D., I always thought I wanted to become a professor because I like the […]

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 […]