• Upcoming: ISAR-7 Special Session on Arctic fires (Japan/hybrid)- Call for Abstracts (deadline 31 Oct 22)

    ISAR-7 – Seventh International Symposium on Arctic Research ***CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – Deadline October 31, 2022, 11:59PM (JST= GMT+9) *** Where: Tachikawa, Tokyo (Japan) and Online When: March 6 to 10, 2023 Conference website   |   Call for Abstracts – Flyer   |   Abstract submissions   Session Summary This session focuses on high-latitude fires and their interactions […]

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  • Upcoming: Leverhulme Wildfires Research Workshop – Pastoralism and Fire in Africa (4 Oct 2022)

    More information to follow soon Where: MS Teams When: Tues 4th Oct, 1-4pm BST Chair: Dr Cathy Smith, RHUL Speakers: Pablo Manzano Baena (University of Helsinki): The changing links between pastoral herbivory and fire as ecological processes Sally Archibald (University of Witwatersrand): Understanding and modelling patterns of fire in African rangelands Maike Petersen (University of […]

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  • Upcoming: Between Fires – rethinking our relationship with fire (31 Aug 2022)

    Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference 2022 Wednesday, 31 August, 2022, 16:50-18:30 BST (Online only) Download flyer here Who should have the rights and responsibilities for the work of fire use/recovery? Why? What does living with fire look like in the present and future? In the dominant framing of fire, visible during ‘mega […]

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  • 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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