Fire Note - research summaries for all
Fri, 08/06/2012 - 10:20
The amount of research that has been produced by the Bushfire CRC over the last decade can be quite overwhelming. With close to 1000 items – research reports, journal articles, books, presentations, and posters – the Bushfire CRC website is a huge resource for communities, researchers and the broader emergency management sector.
The Bushfire CRC publication Fire Note was created to make all this research digestible for such a varied audience. It’s not surprising that Fire Notes are regularly cited as one of the most useful outputs of the Bushfire CRC – they are forwarded throughout organisations, placed on websites, used as discussion papers for workshops and handouts at conferences, reprinted in newsletters, and quoted in reports.
These four-page research summaries are co-written by the researcher and a science writer in a plain language – the reader is left with a clear understanding of what the research is about, why it is being done, how it can be used, and where to go for more details.
We are close to producing a milestone of 100 Fire Notes – all are online.