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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

05 Jan Circular Head Chronicle Bushfire survey
19 Dec The Sydney Morning Herald Bushfire risk reduction should not cost lives
15 Dec WA Today Nullarbor bushfires which forced highway closure visible from space
15 Dec Margaret River Mail Nullarbor bushfires which forced highway closure visible from space
15 Dec Hawkesbury Gazette Homeowners encouraged to assess bush fire exposure
14 Dec QUT Health News Is your health prepared for storm season?
08 Dec Royal Auto RACV member warns on bushfires
07 Dec Riverine Herald North-east fire risk upgraded
06 Dec Sunraysia Daily Outlook for higher risk
06 Dec The Maryborough District Advertiser Commissioner warns of above average fire season
05 Dec The Murray Valley Standard Murraylands fire risk increased for summer 2016/17
05 Dec Insurance News Wet winter fuels grassland fire risk
02 Dec Gympie Times Horror summer on the cards
02 Dec Insurance and risk Australia underinsured against bushfires
02 Dec Insurance Business ICA, fire services warn against bushfire underinsurance
01 Dec Herald Sun Record winter rainfall could lead to a horror summer of scorching temperatures and bushfires
01 Dec New Zealand Herald Aussie warned of bush fires and heatwaves this summer
01 Dec The Guardian Australia braces for extreme weather as summer gets off to sweltering start
01 Dec The Sydney Morning Herald Sizzling week ahead as Canberra enters warmer than average summer with higher fire risk
01 Dec Geelong Advertiser Queensland weather: Locals warned to prepare for the worst ahead of forecast weekend heatwave