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Name Professor Willy Aspinall
Job title Cabot Professor in Natural Hazards and Risk Science
Department School of Earth Sciences University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc, PhD(Durham), CSci, CGeol
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Seismological Society of America
American Geophysical Union
Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics
International Association for Volcanology & Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior
Keywords expert judgment
expert elicitation facilitation
natural hazards
earthquakes
volcanoes
risk assessment
Cabot Institute
Areas of expertise My principal research interests are in volcanology and seismology, with professional interests in the formalised use of expert judgement in decision-making for low probability / high consequence events in circumstances of scientific or engineering uncertainty, and the assessment of earthquake and volcanic hazards and risks for safety-critical facilities.