CRJ 11:1 September 2015 out now!
Here's a look at what's inside our biggest issue ever
MAPS technology automatically neutralises threats
Technologies that detect and neutralise threats can reduce the risks that frontline soldiers face, but also have potential to protect humanitarian and rescue personnel
Competition to strengthen cyber security shows a bright future for women
A global competition to find new ideas for improving cyber security and resilience has found both innovation and diversity are flourishing in next generation of cyber experts. The four finalists in this competition are all women
Agreement signed to commercialise Ebola protective suit
n January, the CRJ R&D blog reported on a suit designed to improve protection of Ebola caregivers. Now, the Johns Hopkins University has announced it has signed license and collaboration agreements with DuPont to commercialise the garment
On the road in Sierra Leone
In this last blog of this series from Sierra Leone Editorial Advisory Panel Member Robert McAlister and the Director of the BUDMC are out of the Freetown area and heading north through Wellington towards Port Loko
The poor struggle in post-earthquake Nepal
Luavut Zahid is on assignment in Nepal; here, she reports on how the poorer citizens of Nepal are struggling to get back on their feet after the earthquake earlier this year.
Camera that follows users could provide situational awareness for responders
With a device developed by Lily, first responders can be followed by a lightweight, waterproof camera to allow other users to view the situation via the companion app
US - UK meet to discuss shared homeland security concerns
The British Home Secretary met the US Secretary of Homeland Security to discuss progress on shared homeland security-related concerns, including counterterrorism, aviation security, collaboration in law enforcement and information sharing
Tesla Suit creates more realistic virtual reality
The full body Tesla Suit will enable first responders to train through a virtual world. The suit consists of a belt with modular units, such as haptic feedback gloves, vest, and trousers, and allows the user to experience a virtual reality
Social media provides family updates in disasters
Facebook and Google have tailored their services to aid family members in confirming their loved ones’ safety in a disaster or emergency
Gender issues in civil contingencies and homeland security leadership
Emily Hough summarises the series by Andy Marshall, in which he delves into the timeless minefield of gender debate
The global resilience picture: CRJ keynotes and debate at Milipol Paris 2015
This November, Milipol Paris will feature CRJ keynotes and audience debate, with Editorial Panel Member Lina Kolesnikova, and Editors Ian Portelli, Andy Marshall and Emily Hough
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