Dr Steven Curnin

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Dr Steven Curnin

Dr Steven Curnin’s project began with the Bushfire CRC and investigated multi agency emergency management coordination and developed a conceptual framework to identify the core requirements of liaison officers working at state level control centres. Findings from his research were encompassed into operational doctrine for liaison officers in a number of state level control centres. His PhD was completed in 2015.

After completing his PhD, Steve worked as an emergency management advisor in the critical infrastructure sector. He is now a research fellow at the University of Tasmania as part of the CRC project, Improving decision making in complex multi-team environments.

As a member of the Resilience Expert Advisory Group for Critical Infrastructure Resilience, he has extended CRC research to develop a publication released by the Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs in 2018. The publication offers six characteristics of the strategic decision making process to assist stakeholders within the business community to better understand and apply the principles of decision making during a crisis. In addition, Steve conducts regular masterclasses for the critical infrastructure sector on decision making.

He is the director of the Disaster Resilience Research Group and a lecturer in emergency management at the University of Tasmania.

Student project

This project began with the Bushfire CRC and has recently been successfully completed. It investigated multi-agency, emergency management coordination, developing a conceptual framework to identify the core requirements of liaison officers working at state level control centres. It also analysed the problematic areas and constraints in state-level coordination.
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27 Aug 2019
In this project we’ve developed a number of tools that can help people to better manage teams, make...
Decision Making, Team Monitoring & Organizational Learning: 2018 Update
18 Sep 2018
The project is providing practical techniques and strategies to help people function in more...
Decision making, team monitoring & organisational learning: 2017 update
30 Jun 2017
This project has three main research streams that are:Providing enhanced methods of making...
Chris Bearman Conference Poster 2016
12 Aug 2016
This project has three main research streams that are:•Providing enhanced methods of making...

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