SOLD OUT: Cabot Institute/CREDIBLE summer school 2013 - Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards

15 July 2013, 9.00 AM - 15 July 2013, 9.00 AM

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

Cabot Institute / CREDIBLE Summer School 2013







Registration has now closed for this event and all places are taken.

The Cabot Institute held a summer school from 15 - 19 July 2013.  The school provided advanced training in risk and uncertainty in natural hazards from the Cabot Institute's leading academics plus some special guest lecturers.

The school is open to postgraduates, early career researchers and scientists from industry and government agencies.


Introduction - led by Professor Thorsten Wagener

Forward propagation of uncertainty - Dr Tamsin Edwards

Sensitivity analysis - Professor Thorsten Wagener

Expert elicitation - Professor Willy Aspinall

Earthquake damage 250x166There will also be guest lectures from:

Professor Steve Sparks FRS, CBE - Hazard and risk assessment for aviation safety from volcanic ash

Dr Jonty Rougier - Assessing the value of information in hazard assessment

Ken Mylne (Met Office) - Improving decision-making with uncertain forecasts


The summer school was held at Engineers House, a Grade II listed building in Clifton Down, a prestigious suburb of Bristol.

Directions, travel and parking.


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This summer school was held in conjunction with the Cabot Institute, the University of Bristol’s environmental research institute and CREDIBLE, a NERC funded project which aims to better assess uncertainty and risk of natural hazards.

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