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Revisting Utoya

Revisting Utoya

CRJ Editorial Panel Member Robert McAlister is in Oslo for the sixth Anniversary of the July 22, 2011. In this second blog he retraces the steps of Breivik, his victims, survivors and the response actions on Utoya Island

Parliamentary inquiry into humanitarian standards in IED detection and disposal

Parliamentary inquiry into humanitarian standards in IED detection and disposal

UK charity Action on Armed Violence states that: “Second only to firearms, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) take more lives every year than any other weapon.

Using Artificial Intelligence to prevent strokes

Using Artificial Intelligence to prevent strokes

Our R&D bloggers look at an affordable, portable device that has been developed to allow users to record an electrocardiagram via their cellphone

Inmarsat gets behind Team Rubicon to assist with emergency response efforts

Inmarsat gets behind Team Rubicon to assist with emergency response efforts

Global satellite provider supplies NGO with satcoms and volunteers to enable faster, more co-ordinated responses to natural disasters

Sixth anniversary of Norway attacks

Sixth anniversary of Norway attacks

Robert McAlister, CRJ Editorial Panel Member, is in Oslo to attend the Sixth Anniversary of the July 22, 2011 Norway attack by Anders Behring Breivik

Infographic on disasters and climate change: IDPs and refugees

Infographic on disasters and climate change: IDPs and refugees

This infographic shows how there were 22.5 million recorded refugees in 2015 – roughly the population of Australia – and 24 per cent of them were survivors of torture and/or violence

Somalia internet outage is 'major disaster'

Somalia internet outage is 'major disaster'

Somalia's government says an ongoing internet outage is costing the country $10m (£7.7m) each day.

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia ruled lawful

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia ruled lawful

UK government arms sales to Saudi Arabia are lawful, the High Court has ruled, after seeing secret evidence.

Qatar crisis: After the deadline, what next?

Qatar crisis: After the deadline, what next?

Frank Gardner, BBC security correspondent, outlines the potential implications and complexities in the current GCC crisis

Marawi fighting continues amid fears for displaced population

Marawi fighting continues amid fears for displaced population

Lina Kolesnikova reflects on the ongoing situation in the Philippine city of Marawi, where thousands of residents have fled after fighting between the country's armed forces and rebels

Technology Pioneers announced by World Economic Forum

Technology Pioneers announced by World Economic Forum

The WEF's Technology Pioneers represent the world’s most innovative start-ups and scale-ups in such fields as artificial intelligence and robotics, virtual and augmented reality, blockchain, cybersecurity, autonomous driving, drones and biosciences

SAR Blog: Lost in the Wilderness? Your mobile phone could save your life

SAR Blog: Lost in the Wilderness? Your mobile phone could save your life

One of the most frustrating things for a wilderness SAR team can be lack of communication with the missing person. What if you could just give them a call on their mobile phone? Martin Boyle investigates

Latest issue of CRJ out now!

Latest issue of CRJ out now!

Virtual reality, space technology, response to the Italian avalanche, climate change and security, hypercomplex crises, tactical medicine in terrorism, London terrorist attack - these are just a few of the articles in the current edition

The immense potential of 3D printing to change patients' lives and for training physicians

The immense potential of 3D printing to change patients' lives and for training physicians

CRJ's R&D bloggers explore the vast opportunities that 3d printing presents, from 3d printed prostheses, to bone grafts and training tools for surgeons

The twelve key climate risks to international security

The twelve key climate risks to international security

In the wake of extraordinary upheaval in the international effort to address climate change, this report presents a compelling case for why tackling these climate and security ‘epicentres’

Heat island effect could double climate change costs for world's cities

Heat island effect could double climate change costs for world's cities

Overheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the 'urban heat island' effect, new research shows

R&D: A hand-held device that can help treat sepsis quickly

R&D: A hand-held device that can help treat sepsis quickly

Beyond civilian use, patients in underdeveloped nations or in combat areas will benefit considerably from this technology

Special editions - on space and on virtual reality - available for free download

Special editions - on space and on virtual reality - available for free download

CRJ, in association with Serco and Auggmed, has produced two special editions that readers can download at no charge