University House was the venue for the Research Advisory Forum in Canberra
University House was the venue for the Research Advisory Forum in Canberra
18 Oct 2016

Research Advisory Forum - Canberra 2016

The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Advisory Forum (RAF) was held at the Australian National University in Canberra on 18 and 19 October 2016. This RAF focused on the physical science and engineering projects in the CRC research program:

  • Monitoring and prediction
  • Next generation fire modelling
  • Prescribed burning and catchment management
  • Hardening buildings and infrastructure
  • Coastal management (Storm Surge project only, not the Extreme Water Levels project. No break out sessions for the coastal projects).

The RAF is an activity that supports both the research and the utilisation aims of the CRC. It allows for a more intensive discussion on the progress of each project, as well as providing more opportunities for informal networking. The format of the Canberra RAF was similar to past RAFs and included Three Minute Thesis presentations by 15 CRC PhD students.

All the presentations from the RAF are available from the resources tab below.

Where: Australian National University
Room: University House
When: Tuesday 18th & Wednesday 19th October 2016



Postgraduate students at the ANU Research Advisory Forum
7 November, 2016 | The Research Advisory Forum in Canberra in October featured "lightning" presentations by 15 postgraduate students.

Type Title Credited author Credited author/s NON-CRC
Presentation-Slideshow Savanna fire management and bushfire and natural hazard scenario planning for north Australia jrussellsmith, aedwards, ssetterfield, nrossitorrachor
Presentation-Slideshow Enhancing resilience of critical road structures: bridges, culverts and floodways under natural hazards ssetunge, hmohseni Yew-Chin Koay
Presentation-Slideshow Mitigating the effects of sever fires, floods and heatwaves through improvement to land dryness measures and forecasts idharssi
Presentation-Slideshow Cost-effective mitigation strategy development for flood prone buildings tmaqsood, mwehner, kdale, medwards
Presentation-Slideshow Coupled fire-atmosphere modelling project mpeace, jkepert
Presentation-Slideshow Forest fuel structural measurement and fuel load estimation using LiDAR data ychen
Presentation-Slideshow Determining threshold conditions for extreme fire behaviour tduff, tpenman Alex Filkov
Presentation-Slideshow Chasing tropical cyclones to discover the unknown tkloetzke
Presentation-Slideshow Disaster landscape attribution, active fire detection and hazard mapping sjones, kreinke
Presentation-Slideshow Correlation of peak wind loads at batten-truss connections kparackal
Presentation-Slideshow Flammable grassy weeds ssetterfield, nrossitorrachor
Presentation-Slideshow Making fairer coastal adaptation decisions in an uncertain world tramm
Presentation-Slideshow Fire coalescence and mass spot fire dynamics jsharples, jhilton, asullivan
Presentation-Slideshow Wet forest fuels: managing Tasmania's most dangerous fuel type jfurlaud
Presentation-Slideshow Improved predictions of severe weather to reduce community risk jkepert, wthurston, ktory Dragana Zovko Rajak, Simon Ching, Robert Fawcett
Presentation-Slideshow Seismic assessment and design philosophy of reinforced concrete in Australia rhoult
Presentation-Slideshow Optimisation of fuel reduction burning regimes for fuel reduction, carbon, water and vegetation outcomes mpossell, mgharun
Presentation-Slideshow Smouldering combustion in bushfires hwang
Presentation-Slideshow Fire spread across fuel types dsutherland, kmoinuddin, aooi, dchung, gthorpe, vnovozhilov
Presentation-Slideshow Mapping bushfire hazard and impact myebra, avandijk, gcary
Presentation-Slideshow Resilience and mitigating through hardening the built environment medwards, mgriffith
Presentation-Slideshow Natural hazard exposure information framework knadimpalli
Presentation-Slideshow Improving the resilience of existing housing to severe wind events dasmith, dhenderson, kparackal, jginger, mwehner, medwards Hyeuk Rue
Presentation-Slideshow Resilience to clustered disaster events on the coast: storm surge snichol
Presentation-Slideshow From hectares to tailor-made solutions for risk mitigation: systems to deliver effective prescribed burning across ecosystems rbradstock, hclarke, oprice, mboer, tpenman Brett Cirulis
Presentation-Slideshow Improving flood forecast skill using remote sensing data vpauwels, jwalker, awright, sgrimaldi, adasgupta, yli
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