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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

10 Jul Insurance News Hazards research group puts focus on mitigation
05 Jul Stories of Australian Science How to stop people entering floodwater
30 Jun Australian Security Magazine Risk Frontiers becomes an independent R&D company
30 Jun e-Global Travel Media Collaboration the key to improving emergency response
30 Jun The Conversation Building codes not enough to protect homes against water damage in severe storms
13 Jun Insurance News Cyclone Debbie highlights building failure issues
13 Jun Insurance News Post-Tracy building codes ‘reduce cyclone deaths’
01 Jun University of Wollongong Research & Innovation Volunteer emergency research response
12 May Stock Journal Study scans CFS support
07 May The Brisbane Times Emergency weather alerts system questioned in wake of Cyclone Debbie
07 May The Sydney Morning Herald Emergency weather alerts system questioned in wake of Cyclone Debbie
10 Apr Asia Pacific Fire Can Graph Theory Techniques Help With Emergency Response?
08 Apr BBC News Cyclone Debbie: Why was aftermath deadlier than storm itself?
04 Apr The Conversation How do we stop volunteer emergency service workers quitting?
03 Apr The Conversation What’s critical about critical infrastructure?
16 Mar The Guardian NSW and Queensland flooding: four rescued as torrential rain batters states
28 Feb West Coast Sentinel Call for bushfire experiences
27 Feb Blue Mountains Gazette Preparing animals for disasters
13 Feb Radio National Drive Homes destroyed in "catastrophic" NSW blazes on RN Drive
06 Jan ABC Science Lightning, tornadoes and mice: the science of bushfires