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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.

News archives

In the media

21 Aug The Conversation Where to take refuge in your home during a bushfire
20 Aug Business Daily Dry winter primes Sydney Basin for early start of bushfire season
20 Aug Business Daily Where to take refuge in your home during a bushfire
17 Aug Mudgee Guardian Residents urged to take part in online research
13 Aug The Sydney Morning Herald Falling moisture levels and rising mercury point to risk of major fires in NSW
04 Aug The North West Star Rural Fire Service warns landholders to prepare for bushfires
03 Aug Australian Strategic Policy Institute Coordination of federal, state and local disaster management arrangements in Australia: lessons from the UK and the US
01 Aug Live News New Zealand Australia Emergency Services: International expert urges Firefighters to embrace Smart Data
31 Jul The West Australian Authorities issue fire warning as fuel loads increase
28 Jul The West Australian Bushfire risk high this year
25 Jul International Fire Protection German And European Exhibitors Take Part In Sydney
23 Jul The Age Return of the 'big dry' points to active and early fire season across the south
23 Jul The Sydney Morning Herald Return of the 'big dry' points to active and early fire season across the south
22 Jul The Daily Advertiser Return of the 'big dry' points to active and early fire season across the south
22 Jul TVN ‘It’s almost locked in to have above-average temperatures from climate change’
21 Jul The Echo Flood survey: Did you stay or did you evacuate?
21 Jul ABC WA Country Hour Country Hour for Friday 21 July, 2017
20 Jul Northern Star Lismore floods, did you stay or did you go?
19 Jul The Weekly - DEWNR Hazard management featured at national research showcase
11 Jul ABC Canberra Drive National research priorities