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1st September 2017
Open Days at Massey University are your chance to explore your future options. Held on each campus, they give you an insight into study areas,
accommodation, student life and more.
Where: Perth, Australia
When: 31st October – 1st November 2017 (plus workshops)
Hosts: The Office of Emergency Management of Western Australia
This year's conference will provide a forum for discussion of the integration of hazard information into effective emergency risk management. Applying science and research information to best practice planning, warning, response and recovery capabilities will lower the impact of events on communities.
The conference will bring together expertise from Australia, New Zealand and abroad to enable the sharing of knowledge and strengthen collaboration.
12th - 16th March 2018
Take a look at what the team has been up to along with other recent news items.
The University of Washington funded PhD students, Lisa McLaren and Marion Tan attended the RAPID Disaster Reconnaissance Citizen Science Workshop on 23 August in Seattle.
PhD student Marion Tan won the Lightning Talks audience choice award at the QuakeCoRE annual meeting.
Her topic was 'Usability of disaster apps: insights from the app markets'.
Dr Raj Prasanna gave a lunchtime presentation at the Civil Defence and Emergency Management Conference, held in Invercargill from the 17 – 18 August.
He presented to the attendees about JCDR and our role within the industry.
Staff attended the Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference held in Cancun, Mexico from 22 to 23 May.
Dr Jane Rovins moderated and spoke at a session on ‘Enabling early action based on early warnings’.
The conference was run in conjunction with the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Professor Noriko Imura is based at the Joint Centre for Disaster Research for a one-year sabbatical while she conducts her research in New Zealand.
Dr Imura is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering at Musashino University in Tokyo, Japan.
Dr Denise Blake published her research after discovering a gap in knowledge around the needs of opioid substitution treatment (OST) clients in disaster situations.
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Last updated on Friday 22 September 2017