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Yang Chen conducting bushfire mapping research
The first round of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD students have graduated and are sharing their research outcomes with the fire and emergency services sector. They’re joined by recent graduates who began their PhD studies with the Bushfire CRC.
If you're a CRC PhD student or early career researcher, you can win a great cash prize through the CRC Association’s Early Career Researcher Showcase, sponsored by CQUniversity.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researchers briefed key Commonwealth government representatives recently in Canberra.
Australian panel for IDDR 2017
Emergency management practitioners and researchers gathered in Sydney last week for a public forum on reducing the impacts of disasters in Australia.
Hurricane Harvey damage. Photo: Daniel Smith
Research continues after a severe Atlantic hurricane season, with Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researcher Dr Daniel Smith from the Cyclone Testing Station part of an international team investigating the impacts of...
SA SES volunteers clearing up after a storm. Photo SA State Emergency Service
New CRC research is investigating emergency volunteering into the future, and you are invited to share initiatives in your organisation.
International Day For Disaster Reduction
Sydney to host Australian forum for International Day for Disaster Reduction this Friday 13 October, with speakers covering international, national, state and local perspectives on disaster reduction.
Flooded road in South Australia. Photo: South Australia SES.
Flood warning research by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has been highlighted as one of the top ten science meets business innovations.
Storm surge damage at Ponte Vedra Florida from Hurricane Irma. Photo by Daniel Smith, Cyclone Testing Station.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researcher Dr Daniel Smith is part of an international team assessing the impacts from Hurricane Irma in Florida.
Dr Marta Yebra at the 2017 Research Forum
With a focus on the science of natural hazards, the papers from the 2017 Research Forum held in Sydney on 4 September are available. Delve into the science in detail, with a majority of research papers available in full.
Ed Pikusa and Holger Maier receive their outstanding achievement award from Dr Richard Thornton.
A cluster team and PhD student have been recognised with CRC awards at AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the CRC's annual conference held in collaboration with AFAC in Sydney recently.

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In the media

08 Sep Hills Gazette Midvale: bushfire-wise garden workshop series to be held in lead up to summer
08 Sep The Conversation Extreme weather makes homelessness even worse. Here’s how we can help
08 Sep Western Magazine RFS crews respond to Rylstone grass fire
08 Sep Macquarie University Seven ways to protect your pets in an emergency
08 Sep South Western Times Residents must be prepared for summer bushfire season
07 Sep The Mailtand Mercury Fires burn throughout Lower Hunter at Wallaroo and Wollombi
07 Sep ABC NSW Country Hour Indigenous fire management can teach us a thing or two
06 Sep The Conversation Seven ways to protect your pets in an emergency
06 Sep BBC News Australia braces for 'elevated' bushfire risk
06 Sep ABC News Looking after pets in emergencies: Why having a plan can be vital
06 Sep The Land Elevated NSW fire potential this season
06 Sep ABC Country Hour Queensland Seasonal outlook for above average fire risk for most of Australia
06 Sep Shepparton News Hotter fire season expected to come early after dry winter
06 Sep Farm Weekly Prepare now for WA’s upcoming bushfire season
06 Sep US Story Australia braces for ‘elevated’ bushfire risk
06 Sep Alsh News Australia braces for 'elevated' bushfire risk
06 Sep The Weekly Times Fire season Victoria: Ongoing dry prompts warning of early onset
06 Sep ABC News Tips to prepare your pets for disasters
05 Sep Adelaide Advertiser 2017 SA Seasonal Bushfire Outlook shows dry SA winter provides perfect conditions for severe fire season this summer
05 Sep Yahoo News NZ WA told to prepare for deadly fire season