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Maths for LWEC EPSRC networks

We are pleased to publish announcements of four new networks that have been funded in response to last year's EPSRC Maths for LWEC call. Past Earth Network The Past Earth Network is a...

Forthcoming event: Wildfire research and its impact on Policy, Planning and Operations: The Swinley Forest fire

Wildfire research and its impact on Policy, Planning and Operations: The Swinley Forest fire University of Greenwich, SE10 9LS 10th April 2015 Registration 0830, start...

Book launch: Revolutionize business with the power of Big Data

  Dr Patrick McSharry, University of Oxford, has co-authored a book called "Big Data Revolution".  The aim is to inspire business and government leaders to start using big data...

International expert meeting on bridge scour

An international meeting on bridge scour is taking place in London on 16-17 February 2015. The meeting will bring together experts from around the world with different perspectives and...

Call for evidence: Shaping NERC’s Priorities

In 2015 NERC expects to participate in a spending review that sets budgets for government departments, and ultimately Research Councils, for 2016-20.  NERC is therefore calling for...

PURE Research Blog: Emulation for volcanic ash dispersion by Dr Natalie Harvey, Reading

Emulation for volcanic ash dispersion, Dr Natalie Harvey   Volcanic ash is a significant hazard to aircraft. If ash is ingested into the aircraft engines it...

CliMathNet Newsletter - 29th January 2015

In this Newsletter: Maths for LWEC EPSRC networks  |  Past Earth Network  |  SECURE Network  |  Maths Foresees Network |  RECoVER Network ...

Lloyds of London publish reports on emerging risks for the Natural Environment

Lloyd's of London has published a series of reports on emerging risks for the Natural Environment.  The risks include:    Catastrophe Modelling and...

Web technologies for environmental Big Data

NERC PURE RACER consortium discusses  Web technologies for environmental Big Data By  Claudia Vitolo a ,  Yehia Elkhatib b ,  ...

DECISIONS BASED ON EVIDENCE

In his latest blog Lloyd’s Head of Exposure Management and Reinsurance, Trevor Maynard, focuses on the key findings of a new report from the Royal Society, Resilience to extreme weather.  ...

Italian seismologists cleared of manslaughter

“We don’t want to have to be worried about the possibility of being prosecuted if we give advice on earthquakes,” says seismologist Ian Main, one of the  NERC PURE's consortia...

PURE Associate Case Studies

In 2013/14, the Natural Environment Research Council funded  20 PURE Associate projects through the PURE Network. It is vital that the knowledge and expertise arising from science is...

Opportunity for companies: present a problem at the 2015 European Study Group, 23-27th March in Manchester.

Opportunity for companies: present a problem at the 2015 European Study Group, 23-27th March in Manchester. The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) wishes to support an...

Aftershock App:Where Science Meets Humanitarian Aid : NERC PURE Associate project

A partnership between a world-renowned seismologist and a veteran aid worker has given birth to a NERC PURE Associate innovative project to allow disaster response organizations, for the first...

New free SAFE Toolbox for Global Sensitivity Analysis

Francesca Pianosi, Fanny Sarrazin and Thorsten Wagener (CREDIBLE, University of Bristol) have developed the SAFE Toolbox, which provides a set of functions to perform Global...

Summer School: Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards, 20-24 July 2015

Summer School: Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards, 20-24 July 2015 Engineers’ House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Bristol, BS8 3NB The  Cabot Institute , in conjunction...

Call for ‘Using Science in Disaster Risk Reduction’ Case Study Submission

The report ‘Using Science in Disaster Risk Reduction’ by the UNISDR Scientific and Technical Advisory Group uses  a series of case studies to show how science has been used around the world...

Adding uncertainty to improve modelling of turbulence and shocks in fluid flows

Allowing uncertainty into a mathematical equation  that models fluid flows,  in this case  Burgers' equation,  may make it more capable of correctly reflecting phenomena...

The social and ethical consequences of a calculative mindset

Calculating the pros and cons of a potential decision is a way of decision-making. But repeated engagement with numbers-focused calculations, especially those involving money, can have...
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New free SAFE Toolbox for Global Sensitivity Analysis

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In 2015 NERC expects to participate in a spending review that sets budgets for government...

NERC PURE Associate projects are happening now!

The PURE Network is delighted to announce that all of the 20 PURE Associate projects...