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Durham University

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience

Past Events

IHRR Postgraduate Forum

10th March 2016, 10:00 to 13:00, E240, Engineering

Topic: Thinking about hazards: a cross-disciplinary discussion

IHRR invites you to participate in a cross disciplinary discussion on the topic: Thinking about hazards: a cross-disciplinary discussion.

Part I of this Postgraduate Forum will consist of 4 papers by researchers from the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences on the topic of Unsaturated Soil Mechanism for Engineering Practice.

Part II will consist of cross-disciplinary papers on the topic of ‘hazards’ broadly defined.

The aim of the event is cultivate cross-disciplinary discussion on hazards.

Lunch will be served at 12 noon.

If you would like to attend and/or present under Part II of this event please register by email to by Monday 7th March 2016 sending the following information:

1. Your name and department at Durham University

2. Any special dietary requirements you have

3. If you would like to make a short presentation, please send us your title and abstract.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact:

Katie Thurlbeck on

About the Postgraduate Forum

The IHRR Postgraduate Forum is an informal network that provides postgraduate students from all faculties the opportunity to discuss their research in a friendly, interdisciplinary setting. You can use the Forum to trial new research ideas, present work-in-progress, or simply practice delivering your research before an audience. As a truly interdisciplinary forum, the IHRR welcomes postgraduate students from all faculties and disciplines as well as from all methodological and theoretical backgrounds.

Contact for more information about this event.