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CRJ 13:1 out now

CRJ 13:1 out now

Extreme weather, interview with INSARAG, business continuity & resilience, peace building, conflict & terrorism and much more

Trauma Education Day

Trauma Education Day

CRJ is delighted to announce that it will be represented at the forthcoming Trauma Education Day conference, being organised by Vassar Brothers Medical Center, USA, on November 15, 2017

Could 3-D woven clothes reduce the need for air conditioning?

Could 3-D woven clothes reduce the need for air conditioning?

The comfort of air conditioning comes at a cost – both to financially and to the environment. Researchers have developed a self-cooling 3-D printed fabric that could solve the problem

The many ways that heatwaves can kill

The many ways that heatwaves can kill

"Dying during a heatwave is like a terror movie with 27 bad endings to choose from," says Camilo Mora, lead author of a recently published study showing that humans are more sensitive to heat than we may think

New York City terror attack

New York City terror attack

New York City experienced a terrorist attack in which eight people were killed by a man deliberately driving a truck into pedestrians and cyclists.

Fifteen years after Moscow theatre siege, questions still remain

Fifteen years after Moscow theatre siege, questions still remain

This week marks the 15th anniversary of the Moscow Dubrovka theatre siege, where hundreds of people died during rescue operations. Lina Kolesnikova says many questions remain unanswered

Phish and chips with F1driver Jenson Button

Phish and chips with F1driver Jenson Button

British racing driver Jenson Button swapped the F1 paddock for fried haddock as he took the wheel of Santander’s scam-busting Phish & Chips van and served fresh fish and chips to the public in exchange for phishing emails and smishing texts

WannaCry ransomware attack: Government ‘sure as possible’ that North Korea behind attack

WannaCry ransomware attack: Government ‘sure as possible’ that North Korea behind attack

The UK's National Audit Office has released its investigation report into effects of WannaCry on the National Health Service. You can download two of CRJ's articles on cybersecurity for free here

Seismic resistant concrete to be used in school

Seismic resistant concrete to be used in school

A new seismic-resistant, fibre-reinforced concrete developed at the University of British Colombia will see its first first real-life application this autumn as part of the seismic retrofit of a Vancouver elementary schoo

Three new White Papers from Everbridge now available

Three new White Papers from Everbridge now available

Everbridge, the internation company whose focus is on improving the way that organisations communicate and locate their people in critical situations, have released three new white papers.

Humanitarian aid: It’s a matter of trust

Humanitarian aid: It’s a matter of trust

When the need for ever-greater humanitarian action is required in so many parts of the world, is interest in helping others increasingly reticent? Anastasia Kyriacou of Aidex investigates why trust in NGOs is declining in many countries

Accessible radiation detection

Accessible radiation detection

Our R&D bloggers look at a portable dosimeter that could help to protect those who work in dangerous environments

Telephone terrorism continues to target Russian towns and cities

Telephone terrorism continues to target Russian towns and cities

Some Russian cities have been near-paralysed after being targeted by repeated, simultaneous mass bomb threats phoned through to police and emergency services, reports Lina Kolesnikova, who says that hackers are thought to be behind the attacks

Software identifies common trends and weaknesses in crisis preparedness and business resilience

Software identifies common trends and weaknesses in crisis preparedness and business resilience

One year on from their successful launch, the CrisisOptic and RecallOptic diagnostic tools have helped more than 50 businesses and organisations quantify their business resilience, says Instinctif Partners

Migration, refugees and criminal exploitation

Migration, refugees and criminal exploitation

Lina Kolensikova and Emily Hough say that criminal elements exploiting migration routes are hardening public attitudes towards the very people who need human assistance and compassion the most

London: Art on the Underground unveils film at King’s Cross supporting MOAS and refugees

London: Art on the Underground unveils film at King’s Cross supporting MOAS and refugees

The latest commission from Art on the Underground, a 12 minute film by London-based artists Broomberg and Chanarin, was unveiled last night at King’s Cross St Pancras Underground Station

OUP provides free online access to biomedical journals for healthcare professionals responding to recent hurricanes and earthquake

OUP provides free online access to biomedical journals for healthcare professionals responding to recent hurricanes and earthquake

Free access to biomedical portfolio of 118 journals, including titles like Clinical Infectious Diseases, International Health, and Pathogens and Disease which will be freely available for the next four weeks

The importance of crisis communication – Lessons from Ryanair

The importance of crisis communication – Lessons from Ryanair

David Stewart, one of the Crisis Response Journal's Directors, looks at crisis communication planning in the light of the recent Ryanair cancellations