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15 Mar 2017
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Researcher wins accolade

Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researcher Associate Prof Geoff Cary of the Australian National University has been awarded the Outstanding Associate Editor Award by the International Journal of Wildland Fire. A researcher on the Mapping bushfire hazards and impact project, Geoff received the award for his excellent service to the journal, both as an Associate Editor (since 2002) and as a member of the Editorial Advisory Committee (since 2009). Congratulations Geoff from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC

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