BRISK summer school

11 July 2011, 9.00 AM - 11 July 2011, 9.00 AM

Applications are now closed for the BRISK Summer School


11th - 15th July 2011

Engineers House, Bristol

Accommodation at the Avon Gorge Hotel, Clifton

Engineers House, Bristol

The Bristol Environmental Risk Research Centre (BRISK) -directed by Professor Steve Sparks at the University of Bristol - will be holding a summer school in July 2011. The school will provide advanced training in the assessment of risk and uncertainty in environmental science, and in particular in the assessment of natural hazards.

It is aimed at NERC-funded research students, early career researchers and scientists from industry and government agencies.

Speakers include:

Topics include:

  • Introduction to risk and uncertainty in natural hazards;
  • Expert elicitation;
  • Epistemic uncertainty;
  • Flood risk assessment;
  • Extreme events


*Cost includes all course materials & lunch.

Download an advertising poster (PDF 612KB) or leaflet (.doc 564KB).


We are no longer accepting applications for this course, but we hope to be re-advertising in March 2012 for the Summer School 2012, so please look out for advertisements!



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