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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

30 Nov Canberra Times Get ready for summer: experts share tips on avoiding potentially fatal hazards
30 Nov Perth Now Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer
30 Nov Ballarat Courier Fire outlook upgraded for central Victoria
30 Nov The Age High bushfire risk as Victoria heads into hot, dry summer
30 Nov Adelaide Advertiser Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer
30 Nov The Courier Mail Geelong cool for first day of summer, but warm 30C weather on the horizon
30 Nov WA Today Get ready for summer: experts share tips on avoiding potentially fatal hazards
30 Nov The Daily Telegraph Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer
30 Nov Daily Mail Get ready for the hottest summer EVER: Sydney to be HIT by heatwaves and bushfires with a sweltering start to December
30 Nov The Sydney Morning Herald Get ready for summer: experts share tips on avoiding potentially fatal hazards
27 Nov The West Australian Hot, dry December could ramp up fire risk
27 Nov Yahoo News Hot, dry December could ramp up fire risk
27 Nov The New Daily Extreme heat forecast for summer could trigger wildfires: BoM
23 Nov BBC Radio 5 Live Up All Night Dr Richard Thornton discusses all things bushfire research
16 Nov The Sydney Morning Herald Sydney homeowners face properties being reduced in value because of climate change, Climate Risk group says
16 Nov trueviralnews.com ‘Sitting ducks’: The Sydney homeowners facing reduced property values
16 Nov Illawarra Mercury Sydney homeowners face properties being reduced in value because of climate change, Climate Risk group says
14 Nov Yahoo NZ ICA warns of grim disaster season
14 Nov SBS ICA warns of grim disaster season
14 Nov The Courier Mail Queensland summer storms to take toll on insurance claims

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