15 July 2013, 9 am
Engineers' House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Bristol, BS8 3NB
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
There 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
Download the event poster [PDF, 216KB]
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.