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CRJ 13:3 - Out in May and how to subscribe

CRJ 13:3 - Out in May and how to subscribe

Here's a quick summary of what is being covered, from organisational and reputational resilience, and incident reports and data privacy/security, to urban search and rescue, water resilience and new technology for first response organisations

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

InterDrone exhibition news and discount code

InterDrone exhibition news and discount code

Learn more about Interdrone and take advantage of an attendance discount

Strike against the production of illegal medicines

Strike against the production of illegal medicines

The Spanish National Police, supported by Europol, has dismantled three clandestine laboratories and seized more than five million doses in an operation against the production of illicit medicines

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

OPCW confirms use of sarin and chlorine in Ltamenah, Syria, in March 2017

OPCW confirms use of sarin and chlorine in Ltamenah, Syria, in March 2017

The conclusions for the two incidents are based on separate witness testimony, epidemiological analysis and environmental samples

Review of the first Risk-In conference

Review of the first Risk-In conference

On May 31 – June 1, the first Risk-In conference took place at the Radisson Blu in Basel, Switzerland, writes Lina Kolesnikova

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

Go EAST – Fire appliance seat belts and bringing about behaviour change

Go EAST – Fire appliance seat belts and bringing about behaviour change

Telling or threatening people is never going to be enough to get them to change their behaviour, says Dr Ian Greatbatch. We need to work within Behaviour Change rules, and work with firefighters if we want a safety-driven change to take place