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The panel for our 2015 International Day for Disaster Reduction event.
The panel for our 2015 International Day for Disaster Reduction event.
16 Oct 2015
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The October 2015 edition of Hazard News wraps up our International Day for Disaster Reduction event, highlights our PhD students performing well in Three Minute Thesis competitions, and has news from the wildfire conference in South Korea.

Learn more about the refresh of our research program, how a local community built resilience and handy hints for taking part in a Three Minute Thesis.

News

Lake Mountain landscape post Black Saturday fires
What is our research about, and how will our emergency service partners benefit? Hear direct in these short videos
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New publications on the website in the last month include a number of reports and journal papers.
Caroline Wenger giving her three minute thesis presentation in September. Photo by ANU.
Three CRC PhD students have shown off their communications skills by making it to their three minute thesis university finals.
Rachel Westcott with her Pride of Australia achievements.
CRC PhD student Rachel Westcott has been recognised for her work after South Australia’s Sampson Flat bushfire as part of the Pride of Australia awards.
House, home, place - a visual mapping tool
What does it take for people to plan and prepare for bushfire or natural hazards? According to research the answer for many can depend on how they feel about their home.
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - panel discussion.
Tuesday 13 October was the International Day for Disaster Reduction, with the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC hosting a discussion panel to raise awareness.
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Calling all fire scientists, the call for papers for the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC-sponsored 5th International Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference is now open.

Event

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - panel discussion.
Tuesday 13 October was the International Day for Disaster Reduction and the CRC marked it with a special event in Perth.
The second Research Advisory Forum for 2015 took place at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane on 17-18 November.
CRC researchers featured at the 8th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference at the University of Western Australia, on 13-14 October 2015.

Blog

A demonstration of South Korean aerial firefighting techniques.
I am currently attending the 6th International Wildland Fire Conference in Pyeongchang in South Korea, a conference the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is proud to be a partner of.
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How can a well-organised, capable, and respected community group help improve local community bushfire safety and build resilience in a high risk area?
Time to consider our research
Time has flown and we have begun a process to refresh our research program. This your CRC – own it, shape it, be an active part of building its future.
Caroline Wenger giving her three minute thesis presentation in September. Photo by ANU.
I recently did my first three minute thesis talk. I got a lot out of the experience and have developed a short guide to help others take the plunge.
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All the resources from our 2015 conference

Research program in detail

Research proceedings from 2015 annual conference

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