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CRJ 14:4 - out now!

CRJ 14:4 - out now!

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Questions must be asked and answered about New Zealand’s White Island volcano

Questions must be asked and answered about New Zealand’s White Island volcano

Despite the threat level of the volcano being increased some weeks ago, tourists were still allowed to visit White Island which erupted on December 9. Experts are exploring the reasons why

Are UK terror prisoners being released too early?

Are UK terror prisoners being released too early?

The UK's Prime Minister has called for an urgent review of the 'early release scheme' following the terror attack on London Bridge on November 30, 2019

Conference for forward thinking in crisis management

Conference for forward thinking in crisis management

DRIVER+ is proud to announce its innovative international emergency management conference to be held next February in Brussels, Belgium

Can AI transform how we monitor the health of civil infrastructure?

Can AI transform how we monitor the health of civil infrastructure?

Researchers have studied how machine learning algorithms can be applied successfully to detect flaws in structures like dams and bridges

The threat of pandemics

The threat of pandemics

In the time it takes to watch a movie, a flu pandemic could spread to affect millions of people. Ruth Wozencroft of Q-bital Healthcare Solutions advises how healthcare organisations can prepare

The role of eLearning in crisis resilience

The role of eLearning in crisis resilience

Using eLearning to complement traditional crisis management training helps to ensure that all bases are covered, writes Caroline Sapriel of CS&A International

The view from a super recogniser

The view from a super recogniser

It's impossible to miss the debate surrounding the trial and potential roll-out of automated facial recognition technology by police forces, says Kenny Long. However, the technology is widely misunderstood.

Commercial UAV Expo Americas 2019 exceeds expectations

Commercial UAV Expo Americas 2019 exceeds expectations

This year's event saw an increase in participants of over 30 per cent compared with last year, reflecting the growing importance of the unmanned systems industry

Apocalypse Averted – why a crime writer put emergency planners at the heart of her novel

Apocalypse Averted – why a crime writer put emergency planners at the heart of her novel

Author Lesley Kelly introduces her new book The Health of Strangers, which focuses on the resilience professionals who work so hard to keep the status quo in crises

Fifteen years after Beslan hostage tragedy, questions still remain

Fifteen years after Beslan hostage tragedy, questions still remain

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Beslan school hostage taking in North Ossetia, Alania (Russia), writes Advisor Panel Member Lina Kolesnikova

The city of Nice hosts the first European Week of Security

The city of Nice hosts the first European Week of Security

CRJ Advisory Panel Member and ICPEM Fellow Lina Kolesnikova took part as an expert of the Pactesur project and presented on lessons learned from recent soft target attacks

Crisisboardroom: The answer to handling a crisis as margins are squeezed

Crisisboardroom: The answer to handling a crisis as margins are squeezed

After months of real life and simulation exercises, Crisisboardroom, a new tool to help businesses manage a crisis is being launched at the BCI World Conference and Exhibition in London, UK

Glasgow Caledonian University seeks security leaders to join its inaugural security MBA programme

Glasgow Caledonian University seeks security leaders to join its inaugural security MBA programme

Two new university qualifications will help professionalise and shape the security sector in the UK

How the TERRIFIC project is helping CBRN first responders

How the TERRIFIC project is helping CBRN first responders

Rob Munro outlines the benefits of a project called TERRIFFIC – Tools for early and Effective Reconnaissance in cbRne Incidents providing First responders Faster Information and enabling better management of the Control zone

Mental health recovery: New book urges NHS to consider ‘Recovery Model’ for itself

Mental health recovery: New book urges NHS to consider ‘Recovery Model’ for itself

In an ironic yet wholly plausible twist, one UK mental health professional now believes the approach could be used to fix the UK’s National Health Service (NHS)

When disaster strikes, how can you keep your staff safe?

When disaster strikes, how can you keep your staff safe?

It is so important for organisations to have plans in place for their employees' safety. Alan Coulter of StaySafe explains why and offers a solution

Do we need a bodyguard for Truth?

Do we need a bodyguard for Truth?

Matt Minshall, CRJ Advisory Panel member, explores whether the truth should be treated with more respect universally, particularly in regards to manipulation of the right to Freedom of Speech