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This report details the third of three case studies used to explore spatial modelling of RHF incident on a house during a fire as an alternative of the AS3959 approach for hazard...
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This report details the third of three case studies used to explore spatial modelling of RHF incident on a house during a fire as an alternative of the AS3959 approach for hazard...
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This article was published in the Summer 2013-14 edition of Fire Australia magazine. By Douglas Brown, Bushfire CRC researcher and PhD student at the University of Sydney, working...
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This article originally appeared in the Sydney University Alumni Magazine, October 2013. Douglas Brown’s interest in designing homes with improved bushfire protection is both...
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Presentation at the Research Forum of the 2013 Bushfire CRC and AFAC Annual Conference in Melbourne.
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What is in the smoke of bushfires at the rural/urban interface? Fire Note 114 outlines research assisting fire agencies gain a better understanding of potentially toxic emissions...
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Fire Note 114: This Fire Note outlines the emission products released in smoke from rural/urban interface fires and what this means. The materials burnt during the research are...
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The formal proceedings of the Research Forum, held as part of the Bushfire CRC and AFAC 2012 Conference in Perth are now available. The Research Forum opened the conference week...
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The full proceedings from the 2012 Research Forum are now available. Held as part of the annual conference in Perth, the Research Forum focuses on the delivery of research...
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This report describes the development and analysis of a dataset containing bushfire related life loss in Australia between 1901 and 2011. Over this time period 260 bushfires have...
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The Bushfire CRC, in partnership with the Australian Science Media Centre, today conducted an online background briefing on bushfires. The briefing discussed the current state of...
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This article appeared in the Winter 2012 edition of Fire Australia magazine. A new tertiary course for bushfire consultants based on the latest research is being developed by a...
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Population shifts towards city centres and the expanding rural-urban fringe are likely to increase firefighting in urban and rural-urban settings. At present, extensive research...
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Douglas' project is investigating and designing core or safe-room options within domestic architecture as an adaptive integrated solution to both fire protection and sustainable...
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Rachel is undertaking an analysis of Australian insurance law and the regulatory system covering property damage caused by fire. Rachel was interviewed at the 2010 Annual...
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PhD student Douglas Brown (University of Sydney) explored householders’ perceptions of bushfire risk and whether perceptions change when different building materials or design and...
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Issue 70: Research into the performance of a range of residential fences under simulated bushfire conditions. These tests were conducted in 2005 at the NSW Rural Fire Service Hot...
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Issue 69: Research into the safety factors for passengers seeking refuge inside cars during bushfires. Tests were conducted in 2005.
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