2 PhD Projects at University of Western Australia: Fisheries ecology and oceanography to inform management of the western rock lobster

The iconic western rock lobster, Panulirus cygnus , supports both a popular recreational fishery and Australia’s most valuable single species commercial fishery. The Western Rock Lobster Council (WRLC) and Fisheries Research Development Corporation have funded the University of Western Australia (UWA) andDepartment of Primary Industries and Regional Development-Fisheries (DPIRD) to investigate an area at the […]

Can we have it all? – by Peta Leahy

Being asked recently to contribute to WICGE was very humbling, but on what to blog about became very a very daunting task. A few ideas were thrown at me – my journey through the Australian Coastal Society of which I am now the first female Chairperson, my role as a senior researcher at the Griffith […]

New open access resource for teaching beach morphodynamics

A new teaching resource is available for teaching beach morphodynamics to university-level students: Gallop, S.L., Harley, M.D., Brander, R.W., Simmons, J., Splinter, K.D., Turner, I.L. 2017. Assessing cross-shore and alongshore variation in beach morphology due to wave climate: Storms to decades. Oceanography 30(3), 120–125. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.304 This open-access paper has just been published in Oceanography and consists […]

High School Coastal Teaching Resource Now Available

Are you or someone you know teaching in the high school space and interested in Coastal Processes???   Fellow WICGE members from the Water Research Laboratory in partnership with the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, have developed a new ‘Coastal Management Guide’ designed for High School teachers involved in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and […]

Why do we need more women in coastal and how do we facilitate change?

This talk was originally presented by Tanya Stul, Chairperson of the National Committee on Coastal and Ocean Engineering (NCCOE) within Engineers Australia (EA). Address presented at the first Women in Coastal Geosciences and Engineering (WICGE) sundowner at Coasts & Ports 2017, 21 June 2017. I am the Chairwoman of the NCCOE. The only woman on the […]

WICGE Meeting at Coasts and Ports 2017

Apologies on the delayed posts. We’ve been busy! June was a big month for conferences in the Coastal Geosciences/Engineering space.  We posted last week on our event at Coastal Dynamics in Denmark. This week we’ll tell you a bit about our big event we had at Coasts and Ports in Cairns (Australia). Coasts and Ports […]

WICGE Meeting at Coastal Dynamics 2017

We had our first WICGE event at an international conference since the launch at the International Coastal Symposium in 2016! Over 300 delegates from more than 20 countries attended Coastal Dynamics in Helsingør in Denmark from 13-16 June 2017. The Women in Coastal Geoscience and Engineering Network ran an event during the lunch break on […]

Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference Deadline extended to June 30!

Coastal/oceanographer colleagues – Please consider submitting an abstract/sending a student to the 4th Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference – Americas (YCSEC-A), hosted at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab in Alabama, Aug. 21-23, 2017. Registration/abstract submission is open until 30 June! Details here: https://ycseca-2017.eventbrite.com The YCSEC-A mission is to bring together young scientists and engineers […]

2 PhD Opportunities at UNSW Sydney

The Scientia PhD program has announced its projects for 2018.  There is over 100 projects on offer in all areas of research. I’m bringing to your attention 2 in the water/coastal space.  We are currently recruiting for high quality students in 2 very different fields. Both ads are below. Scientia scholars will have a strong […]

The Future of UK Coastal Research – 13th UK Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference

Contributed by: Chris Blenkinsopp The 13th UK Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference (YCSEC) was held at Bath on 11-12th April as part of the University’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.  The conference was organised by the Water, Environment and Infrastructure Resilience (WEIR) research group and the Water Innovation Research Centre (WIRC) with support from our sponsors […]

ICCE 2018

Dear members, ICCE 2018 is fast approaching (hard to believe). Abstract submissions are now open and close on August 1. It would be great to see all of you leading papers at this prestigious international conference. We are working with the organisers to help promote WICGE and more women in STEM. More details to follow on […]

Two opportunities to join the award winning environmental engineering research team at the Water Research Laboratory, UNSW Sydney

A/Professor Will Glamore is currently advertising two Research Associate positions to join his team at WRL. The advertised positions will further expand WRL’s award winning research expertise in environmental engineering. One position is focused on climate change in estuaries (2 years FTE), while the other is on wetland restoration processes (3 year FTE). Based on Sydney’s […]

Job Opportunity in coastal management: Central Coast – Hunter region NSW Australia

The NSW Office and Environment and Heritage is currently recruiting for a coastal management position in the Central Coast – Hunter Region. The appointee will help councils in the Central Coast – Hunter region implement the government’s new coastal management framework.  The new Coastal Management Act and the Manual requires that management strategies be under-pinned […]