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Research is modelling the potential impact of disasters beyond our experience

Research is modelling the potential impact of disasters beyond our experience
Research is modelling the potential impact of disasters beyond our experience
The new-look Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub from the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience will feature a selection of key Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research.
Firefighters training for a structure fire.
The next round of funding is available for the CRC’s Tactical Research Fund, established to support short-duration research projects to meet the near term needs of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners.
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is set to commence five new short-term research projects as part of the CRC Tactical Research Fund.
Workshop participants at the OCEANIA Ecosystem Services forum, Brisbane
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research has been presented at an ecosytems and indigenous wellbeing conference in Brisbane recently.
A very large debris flow near Licola (East Gippsland, Victoria) after 2007 bushfires.
Heavy rain in areas burnt by bushfire can mobilise massive volumes of sediments and nutrients into rivers and water reservoirs, threatening the quality and supply of water to Australia’s capital and regional cities and...
AJEM cover April 2017
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC science is a feature of the April edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management, released this week.
Floods can cause severe damage to bridges, roads and other infrastructure. Credit: Dana Fairhead.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD student Maryam Nasim has been awarded the Austroads Young Engineer Best Paper Award at the Austroards Bridge Conference 2017.
Clarence River, Grafton, NSW
This is the April 2017 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
Dr Gavin Smith addresses the 2016 Research Forum.
Science and the latest learnings from across emergency management will feature at AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the annual Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC conference.
The UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partner Geoscience Australia is co-hosting a pre-conference workshop at the upcoming Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico on 23 May 2017.
Adelaide floods
CRC research is informing community flood warning campaigns, emergency services training and national policy initiatives.

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In the media

21 May The Sydney Morning Herald Smoke over Sydney: Welcome to the autumn of the future
21 May stuff.co.nz Smoke over Sydney: Welcome to the autumn of the future
02 May The Mercury Senate inquiry told of need for more research into bushfire-climate change links
25 Apr The Conversation Do wind vent holes in banners make a difference? We used a wind tunnel to find out
04 Apr Big Ideas - Radio National Resilient cities
21 Feb Deutschlandfunk Neue Feuer verändern die Erde
01 Feb Clarence Valley Independent River bed mapping to help flood forecasting
28 Jan Nova Bushfires 2: Managing landscapes
20 Jan Nova Bushfires 1: Understanding bushfires
20 Jan The Australian The sunburnt continent: rising fire danger
14 Jan The Conversation Expectations and harsh reality: why bushfire warnings fail
13 Jan Australian Financial Review Disaster mitigation the best option
11 Jan ABC Science Firefighters know how to look after themselves to prevent heat exhaustion
09 Jan The Weekend Australian Warning messages averted a bushfire catastrophe in Victoria
07 Jan SBS Radio A technology to involve communities in disasters
03 Jan ABC News Decision to leave during bushfires saves lives; calls to provide incentives to improve building standards
03 Jan ABC News Bushfire threat lessons learnt
01 Jan ABC News Radio Mornings CEO of Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre on rebuilding fire-devastated Wye River
22 Dec Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions Bushfire management in Victoria boosted by CEED science
21 Dec Coffs Coast Advocate Valley residents to remain vigilant this fire season

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