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CRJ 13:4 - Published now, don't miss out!

CRJ 13:4 - Published now, don't miss out!

The main themes of this issue are resilience, travel risk security, crime and terrorism, and humanitarian logistics. As ever, there's much, much more

CRJ: We dare to be different!

CRJ: We dare to be different!

Join the CRJ global community! Kirsty McKinlay Stewart describes the many ways you can work with our extensive international networks of experts and thought leaders

General (retired) Sir Nick Parker joins CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel

General (retired) Sir Nick Parker joins CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel

CRJ is delighted to announce the addition of General (retired) Sir Nick Parker to the Editorial Advisory Panel. Nick is the Chair of international NGO Team Rubicon UK and formerly Standing Joint Commander (UK).

Tipping elements could lead to abrupt change, making some places on Earth uninhabitable, warns research

Tipping elements could lead to abrupt change, making some places on Earth uninhabitable, warns research

Keeping global warming to within 1.5-2°C may be more difficult than previously assessed, according to researchers

Tackling India's water crisis

Tackling India's water crisis

ndia is suffering from the worst water crisis in its history and millions of lives and livelihoods are under threat, says the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog)

Take part in a training exercise that covers the whole world and all disciplines

Take part in a training exercise that covers the whole world and all disciplines

Our regular blogger Robert Fagan announces an international training exercise that looks at whole community resiliene and response planning in the face of threats to lifeline infrastructures

Performance modes and reducing human error

Performance modes and reducing human error

Teresa Mullen continues her blog series by looking at how people operate at work in one of three cognitive performance modes at any one time

R&D: Global collaboration gives rise to 3D printed field test kit

R&D: Global collaboration gives rise to 3D printed field test kit

A three-cornered collaboration between South Australia, Texas and Ethiopia is using 3D printed technology and design innovation to diagnose a deadly disease that infects a million people every year

Free international training and education to develop your careers

Free international training and education to develop your careers

Rob Fagan, our newest blogger, will be promoting free training and education in our chosen fields for everyone, regardless of nationality or location

Fibreoptic cables can be used to detect earthquakes and other ground movements

Fibreoptic cables can be used to detect earthquakes and other ground movements

German researchers have also discovered that fibreoptic cables can also pick up seismic signals from hammer shots, passing cars or wave movements in the ocean

Launch of European project to improve response to radiological, nuclear explosive incidents

Launch of European project to improve response to radiological, nuclear explosive incidents

Ten European organisations are working to deliver a step change in the effectiveness of first responders during the first hours of a radiological, nuclear explosive (RNe) incident

The challenges and hopes of providing medical assistance to victims of chemical warfare

The challenges and hopes of providing medical assistance to victims of chemical warfare

An international Symposium on Medical Treatment of Chemical Warfare Victims was convened by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague

UK politicians and charities call for Government to implement effective strategies to help victims of explosive violence

UK politicians and charities call for Government to implement effective strategies to help victims of explosive violence

UK politicians and charities are calling on UK Secretary of State for International Development Penny Mordaunt, to address issues surrounding effective strategies for victims assistance

All-women’s scientific research expedition investigates solution to ocean plastic pollution

All-women’s scientific research expedition investigates solution to ocean plastic pollution

An expedition made up of an international group of 24 women has set sail on a scientific research mission to investigate solutions to the impact of single-use plastic and toxics in the world’s oceans

Snapshot of current counter terror activity in the UK

Snapshot of current counter terror activity in the UK

The UK Government has released a statistical bulletin on police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, reports Roger Gomm

Experts meet to further Global Risk Assessment Framework

Experts meet to further Global Risk Assessment Framework

Experts from multiple sectors and global regions met in Geneva to brainstorm ideas for an open user platform to make it easier for communities and decision-makers to apply their understanding of risk to generate solutions for resilience

Nurses Reaching Out celebrates its new status as a UK registered charity

Nurses Reaching Out celebrates its new status as a UK registered charity

On June 8, 2018 Nurses Reaching out (NRO) held a celebration event to launch its new status as a UK registered charity, writes Brian Dillon

In depth: The societal resilience narrative – bringing the chapters together

In depth: The societal resilience narrative – bringing the chapters together

Laurence Marzell introduces CRJ's new in-depth, longer read blogs, by examining how a more unified and coherent approach to societal resilience might be achieved