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Research Advisory Forum 2014 at the National Wine Centre, Adelaide.
Research Advisory Forum 2014 at the National Wine Centre, Adelaide.
Release date
21 Mar 2017
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Registrations open for Showcase 2017

Registrations are now open for Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017.

Register Now

This event marks a milestone in the life of the Bushire and Natural Hazards CRC - the half way point in our cycle and a chance to review achievements and preview new projects.

The CRC is hosting the event in Adelaide on 4-5 July 2017. Everyone is welcome to register, not just CRC partners and researchers.

All attendees will take home a package of publications that summarise the key findings of each project and point to ongoing ways of participation in utilisation. Research Driving Change – Showcase 2017 will also introduce the new projects that are beginning this year.

The event will celebrate achievements and reaffirm the goals that will take the CRC through the next four years of national research into natural hazards.

Costs are $190 for anyone from a CRC partner organisations and $380 for anyone else. This includes the two day Showcase, catering during those days, and a dinner.

Register Now on the event webpage.

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Firefighters training for a structure fire.
The next round of funding is available for the CRC’s Tactical Research Fund, established to support short-duration research projects to meet the near term needs of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners.
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is set to commence five new short-term research projects as part of the CRC Tactical Research Fund.
Workshop participants at the OCEANIA Ecosystem Services forum, Brisbane
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A very large debris flow near Licola (East Gippsland, Victoria) after 2007 bushfires.
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AJEM cover April 2017
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC science is a feature of the April edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management, released this week.
Floods can cause severe damage to bridges, roads and other infrastructure. Credit: Dana Fairhead.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD student Maryam Nasim has been awarded the Austroads Young Engineer Best Paper Award at the Austroards Bridge Conference 2017.
Clarence River, Grafton, NSW
This is the April 2017 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
Dr Gavin Smith addresses the 2016 Research Forum.
Science and the latest learnings from across emergency management will feature at AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the annual Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC conference.
The UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partner Geoscience Australia is co-hosting a pre-conference workshop at the upcoming Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico on 23 May 2017.
Adelaide floods
CRC research is informing community flood warning campaigns, emergency services training and national policy initiatives.

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