Bushfire research team awarded prestigious Eureka Prize

A research collaboration investigating the cause of the devastating Black Summer bushfires has been awarded the prestigious 2021 NSW Environment, Energy and Science (DPIE) Eureka Prize for Applied Environmental Research. The NSW Bushfire Risk Management Hub – including researchers from the University of Tasmania, University of Wollongong, University of New South Wales and Western Sydney […]

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Green Fire Breaks in Hobart

  28 March 2019 Dr. Tim Curran, Senior Lecturer in Ecology at Lincoln University in New Zealand joins ABC Radio Hobart’s Catherine Zengerer to discuss green fire breaks as a potential fire management tool for Hobart. Tim is a visitor with the Fire Centre and will be giving a keynote lecture at a public event at […]

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How long will Tasmanian fire crisis last?

David Bowman Director — Fire Centre Research Hub Professor of Pyrogeography and Fire Science University of Tasmania No one could have predicted the current fire crisis. The vast areas burnt and under threat of being burnt by numerous bushfires are the result of a complex mix of climate factors, each on their own quite ordinary, […]

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