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Environmental Risks to Infrastructure Innovation Funding Call

Announcement of opportunity from Natural Environment Research Council Environmental Risks to Infrastructure Innovation Funding Call It is vital that the knowledge and expertise...

Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017: call for evidence closing 30 April 2014

Every five years the UK Government must carry out an assessment of the current and future risks to the country from climate change. Defra published the  first Climate Change Risk Assessment...

Could "crowdsourcing" facilitate multidisciplinary risk assessment?

On 14 th  January PURE facilitated a workshop at Lincoln College, Oxford, on whether “crowdsourcing” could facilitate multi-disciplinary risk assessment. Crowdsourcing in this context is...

NERC - Announcement of Opportunity: Advanced Training: Short Courses 2014/15

  Proposals are invited for the 2014/15 Advanced Training: Short Courses (ATSC) training initiative, which builds upon the successes of the previous Postgraduate and...

Summer School: Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards, 7-11 July 2014

Summer School: Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards, 7-11 July 2014 Engineers’ House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Bristol, BS8 3NB The  Cabot Institute , in conjunction...

Climate impacts: taking action in the face of uncertainty

A policy note on climate impacts has been published in collaboration with EQUIP Programme and LWEC. The note discusses challenges of taking action in the face of uncertainty. Click here for...

Competition: Win a place at the 2014 European Study Group in Oxford

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) wishes to support an organisation to participate in the 2014 European Study Group in industrial mathematics.   This mini competition has the...

NERC PURE Associate projects are happening now!

The PURE Network is delighted to announce that all of the 20 PURE Associate projects funded by The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) are now well underway. It is vital that...

Report on the health impacts of volcanic ash

Assessment of the potential respiratory hazard of Icelandic volcanic ash based on historical eruptions by  David E Damby and Claire J Horwell   The 2010 eruption of...

Forecasting Environmental Change - Call for Networks

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has recently announced a £2 Million call for networks in the area of “Forecasting Environmental Change”. The purpose of this call...

PURE Research Blog: Objective and Subjective Probabilities in Natural Hazard Risk Assessment, by Dr Stephen Jewson, RMS Ltd London

To read Dr Stephen Jewson's PURE Research blog on Objective and Subjective Probabilities in Natural Hazard Risk Assessment, click here

Understanding and Community Risk and Uncertainty: a three day course at Cranfield University

Cranfield University is running a three day course on Understanding and Communicating Risk and Uncertainty from 11th - 13th February 2014 . The course is open to all PhD students within the...

PURE Research Blog: Understanding probability and uncertainty, Dr Rachel McCloy, University of Reading

To read Dr Rachel McCloy's PURE Research blog, Understanding probability and uncertainty,  click here

New NERC grant funds tsunami model for insurance companies

NERC has recently awarded researchers a grant to further develop a new model being built through collaboration with the  Oasis loss modelling framework  – a not-for-profit company...

Call for abstract submissions for a session at the EGU General Assembly 2014 in Vienna

A session entitled "Communication of uncertainty about information in earth sciences" will run at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, which takes place 27th April - 5th May...

Free access to SIAM/ASA Journal on Uncertainty Quantification

From  David K. Marshall,  Publisher,  SIAM: New in 2013, the journal brings significant mathematical, statistical, algorithmic, and application advances in uncertainty...

New Mathematics of Planet Earth Centre for Doctoral Training

The creation of a new Mathematics of Planet Earth Centre for Doctoral Training was announced on 22nd November by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).  The...

PURE Research Blog: Spurious realism, by Dr Jonathan Rougier, University of Bristol

To read Dr Jonathan Rougier's PURE Research Blog, Spurious realism, click here

PURE Research Blog: Combining evidence, by Professor Richard Chandler, UCL

To read Professor Richard Chandler's PURE Research Blog, Combining evidence,  click here

Recording of Roger Musson's Mallet-Milne Lecture on the History of Seismology is now available

SECED hosted the biennial Mallet-Milne lecture at the Institution of Civil Engineers on Wednesday 29 th  May 2013. The lecture was held in memory of the two founding fathers of...
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PURE Brokerage and Launch Event

Wednesday 14th September 2011 will mark the first major event for the new PURE Knowledge...

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

Call for short Knowledge Transfer Projects

PURE has resources available to support short Knowledge Transfer Projects, of between 3 and 6...