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The Emergency Management Summer Institute is a five-day programme held every march in Wellington, New Zealand. The programme will provide a theoretical and practical introduction to emergency management.
When:12th - 16th March 2018
Where: Massey University, Wellington campus, New Zealand
SCANZ (Science Communicators Association of NZ) Conference
This year's theme is practice in context: How do we practice science communication?
When: 4th- 5th December 2017
Where: Heritage Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
DEVORA is hosting a workshop to explore the possible links between eruptions in Auckland and tectonic activity in New Zealand.
When: 28th November 2017
Take a look at what the team has been up to along with other recent news items.
Dr Thomas Huggins held 3D mapping workshops to help engage Colima locals in building urban resilience.
Karlene Tipler successfully defended her PhD thesis in late September and passed with emendations. Her research topic was emergency preparedness and response in New Zealand schools.
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 Wednesday 22 November 2017