Bumper research edition
May 2016's edition of Hazard News features:
- News - Recap the Research Advisory Forum + flood, fire & mitigation updates
- Hazard Note - how can we better cope with extreme water levels on the coast?
- Conferences - program out for annual conference
- Research - case studies on using science & tailor-made burning solutions
- Watch - end-users & researchers explain the science, talks from Fire and Fuels
- Blogs - from the CEO, an end-user & PhD students
- New online - new reports & journal papers
This is the first project update from the From hectares to tailor-made solutions study, with information for end-users and those interested in the latest from the project.
A packed house was on hand in Hobart for the first Research Advisory Forum (RAF) of 2016, with more than 130 end-users, researchers and PhD students from around the country gathering to discuss the latest research findings.
The Autumn 2016 edition of Fire Australia magazine is now available featuring the latest research and developments that are aiding the fire, emergency services and land management sectors.
What works and what gets in the way of using research? End-users and CRC researchers share some firsthand insights in the latest AFAC case study on research utilisation.
What are the routes between science, policy and planning? And why are they complex and variable? Dr Timothy Neale connects the dots between research and policy.
Leading researchers will showcase the latest findings from CRC projects at AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the annual Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC conference.
CRC PhD student James Furland has been collecting post-fire data on forest fuel loads after this summer's fires in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area.
I recently attended both the Research Advisory Forum and the student development workshop - the biggest take away for me was just how important dialogue is.
The recent Research Advisory Forum in Hobart provided an excellent opportunity to check progress and (where necessary) refocus directions heading into the final stages of some work.
Reflections on a student placement with the Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods team at Tasmania Fire Service
I have recently completed a CRC student placement with the Tasmania Fire Services' Bushfire Ready Neighbours program, which was an immensely enriching and valuable experience.