Archive for June, 2017

Peer Prize for Women in Science

Written by Kathryn Amos on . Posted in Research Stories


The Peer Prize for Women in Science is now open for voting! This is an annual prize for women researchers across Australia with a mission to accelerate open knowledge exchange and cross-disciplinary innovation. Researchers from around the world can log in to vote; last year’s inaugural competition had over 1400 researchers vote and the competition engaged nearly 100 000 people.

There are a couple of sedimentology entries:
Dr Sara Moron (University of Melbourne) presents a research project investigating the controls on levee breaching and crevasse splay and avulsion formation. You can see her entry, including a nice short video explaining her research, here:
https://www.thinkable.org/submission_entries/x8LAVV97

Mardi McNeil (Queensland University of Technology) presents research, and a great short video, on carbonate reef sediments from algal bioherms: https://www.thinkable.org/submission_entries/V97w6p9L

If you’re a researcher (anywhere in the world), then you can register and vote for your preferred entry. Please do!

You can view all entries here:
https://the-peer-prize-for-women-in-science-2017.thinkable.org/

Voting closes on June 16th 2017.


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