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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

05 Sep Canberra Times Commissioner Dominic Lane says Canberra facing worst bushfire season since 2003
05 Sep Radio National Drive Outlook for this year's bushfire season
05 Sep Insurance and risk Bushfire season to start early
05 Sep ABC Radio 702 Sydney Sydney residents not being proactive or taking heatwaves seriously, researcher warns
05 Sep The Sydney Morning Herald Fire authorities brace for 'elevated' risk across much of eastern Australia
05 Sep ABC News Bushfire outlook: Warm, dry winter ratchets up threat level ahead of summer fire season
05 Sep ABC News Tasmania Tasmanians warned of early start to bushfire season following dry winter
05 Sep Yahoo News NZ WA told to prepare for deadly fire season
05 Sep Captial Bay Bushfire risk for popular summer holiday destinations
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 Early bushfire season tipped for Tasmania
05 Sep Climate change driving dangerous bushfire season ahead
04 Sep ABC News Climate change increasing the intensity and impact of extreme weather, BOM tells emergency managers
03 Sep Glouster Advocate NSW Rural Fire Service study to improve community safety
01 Sep eGlobal Travel Media New technology supporting Australia’s emergency management training and response
30 Aug Wingham Chronicle University of Wollongong and RFS survey
29 Aug Manning River Times University of Wollongong and RFS survey
26 Aug The Northern Star Firefighters urge residents to online bushfire survey
21 Aug Nexus: Newsletter of the Australian Sociological Association Implications of the rise of egoism for altruistic social participation
21 Aug The Conversation Dry winter primes Sydney Basin for early start of bushfire season