Cabot Institute/CREDIBLE summer school - Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards

Training Course
Cabot Institute
Other organizer:
National Environment Research Council (NERC); University of Bristol
15-19 Jul 2013
United Kingdom (Bristol)
Engineers House, The Promenade, Clifton Down

The school will provide advanced training in risk and uncertainty in natural hazards from the Cabot Institute's leading academics plus some special guest lecturers. Programme

  • Introduction - Professor Thorsten Wagener

  • Forward propagation of uncertainty - Dr Tamsin Edwards

  • Sensitivity analysis - Professor Thorsten Wagener

  • Expert elicitation - Professor Willy Aspinall

There will also be guest lectures from:

  • Professor Steve Sparks FRS, CBE - Hazard and risk assessment for aviation safety from volcanic ash

  • Dr Jonty Rougier - Assessing the value of information in hazard assessment

  • Ken Mylne (Met Office) - Improving decision-making with uncertain forecasts

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Event fee

Students £300, non-students £500

What is included in the event fee

All course materials & lunch.

Target audience

Postgraduates, early career researchers and scientists from industry and government agencies.

How to register

Please fill in the online application form.

Once the application is approved to the Summer School, you will need to pay for your place in the University of Bristol online shop.

The closing date for applications is Friday, June 21, 2013.


Risk Identification & Assessment, Disaster Risk Management
United Kingdom
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