Cabot Summer School - Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards

16 July 2012, 9.00 AM - 16 July 2012, 9.00 AM

Engineers' House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Bristol, BS8 3NB

The Cabot Institute will be holding a summer school in July 2012.  The school will provide advanced training in risk and uncertainty in natural hazards from the Cabot Institute's leading academics.

a picture of the stromboli volcanoThe school is open to postgraduates, early career researchers and scientists from industry and government agencies.


The full programme is now available.  [PDF, 204.4 KB] (PDF, 220kB)


  • Introduction to risk and uncertainty in natural hazards
  • Quantifying and visualising uncertainty
  • Model checking and calibration
  • Working with spatial data
  • Expert elicitation of uncertainties



  • £300 Course fees for students
  • £500 Course fees for non-students

Cost includes all course materials & lunch.

Accommodation is not provided but we can provide a list of suitable venues for all budgets. 

Please contact for an accommodation list or for more information about the event.


To apply for a place at the Cabot Summer School, please fill in the online application form.  The closing date for applications will be Friday 22 June 2012.


Download the poster (PDF, 285kB)

Download the leaflet (PDF, 766kB)



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