• Upcoming: Decolonising Fire Science – Critical Conversations (3rd Aug new date)

    The Leverhulme Wildfires EDI Working Group is pleased to invite you to the second of a series of planned events and activities on ‘Decolonising Fire Science’. Title: Decolonising Fire Science: Critical Conversations Date/Time: Wednesday 3rd August (2-4pm BST) Format: Hybrid – Teams, and location to be confirmed (Imperial College) Audience: All Centre members and Affiliates. We […]

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  • Fire in Practice – Ioana Dima-West and Alec Vessey, AXA XL (28 June)

    In our latest Fire in Practice seminar, Drs Ioana Dima-West and Alec Vessey talk about quantifying wildfire risk in the Insurance Industry Register for free on Eventbrite   Quantifying Wildfire Risk in the Insurance Industry Abstract In recent years there have been unprecedent losses due to wildfires across the world. The total global economic wildfire […]

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  • Leverhulme Wildfires Research Workshop – Mediterranean Wildfires (15 June)

    Wed 15th June 2022 09:30-11:45 and 12:45-15:00 (GMT+1, UK) 11:30-13:45 and 14:45-17:00 (GMT +3, Greece) Hybrid: MS Teams Virtual Meeting /Technical University of Crete, Room K2.A1 The purpose of this workshop is to bring together scientists from various disciplines working on topics related to Mediterranean wildfires within the Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires, Environment and Society. […]

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  • Fire in Practice – Tercia Strydom, SANParks (26 Apr)

    In our April Fire in Practice seminar, Tercia Strydom talked about fire management in a large conservation area in South Africa Watch the recording here: Fire management in a large conservation area in South Africa About the Speaker Tercia Strydom has been working for South African National Parks (SANParks) for more than a decade. She […]

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  • Leverhulme Wildfires- FURNACES joint research workshop (19 Apr)

    The goal of the meeting is to promote in-depth discussions with our affiliated project Fire in the Future: interaction with Ecosystems and Society (FURNACES) about synergistic activities and future collaborations. FURNACES is a 3-year German-Austrian collaborative project (2020-2023), which aims to bring together expertise in fire ecology, social ecology, remote sensing, data science and vegetation […]

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  • Decolonising Fire Science – An Introduction (5 Apr)

    The Leverhulme Wildfires EDI Working Group is pleased to invite you to the first of a series of planned events and activities on ‘Decolonising Fire Science’.  This first workshop will be an introduction to the topic, aimed at Centre members and Affiliates. It will be a hybrid event, held on MS Teams and in the […]

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  • What’s Next? Forest Fires in California’s New Climate Reality (18 Mar)

    Title:  “What’s Next? Forest Fires in California’s New Climate Reality” When: Friday 18th March, 2-3pm GMT Who: Prof Scott Stephens from the University of California – Berkeley. Where: Hybrid – Grantham Institute Boardroom (Imperial College London)/ Zoom Zoom link:  Available on request (wildfire@imperial.ac.uk; g.rein@imperial.ac.uk)    

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  • High-latitude Fires, Arctic Climate, Environment, and Health Workshop (28 Mar)

    High-latitude Fires, Arctic Climate, Environment, and Health Monday 28th March 2022 Hybrid workshop (Online/Tromso, Norway) 09:00 -18:00 (CEST/ GMT+2) Conference website: https://www.assw.info Registration: https://assw.info/registration   The increasing occurrence of high-latitude fires associated with climatic extremes has led to significant and urgent social, economic and health challenges for communities in these regions. Hazardous pollution levels, for […]

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  • Fire in Practice – Rob Gazzard, Forestry Commission (16 Mar)

    In our latest Fire in Practice seminar, Rob Gazzard talks about developing wildfire and prescribed fire training in the UK and Ireland Developing wildfire and prescribed fire training in the United Kingdom About the Speaker Rob Gazzard – Forestry Commission’s Advisor on Contingency Planning and Wildfire in the Policy Advice Team. Since 1999 Rob has attended […]

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  • Leverhulme Wildfires Research Workshop – Agricultural Fires (8 March)

    If you are not a member of the Centre but are interested in joining this online workshop, please contact Adriana Ford at wildfire@imperial.ac.uk Agenda: Leverhulme Wildfires Research Workshop – Agricultural fires  

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