If you are a student with an interest in rural fire research or management, Scion offers opportunities for projects from Honours to PhD level.
Project options cover a range of disciplines (fire science, vegetation/fuels modelling, weather and climatic impacts on fire, fire economics, firefighter/human factors, social research).
In some instances scholarship funding may be available.
If you are interested in exploring these possibilities or wish to find out more, contact Grant Pearce.
More information about both urban and rural fires:
The Learning Hub shows information and video clips of Scion Rural Fire Research Group project staff discussing rural fire topics and other information related to Scion fire research, including:
- Fire behaviour
- Rural fires
- Fire behaviour in rural fires
- Managing rural fire risk
- The fire danger sign and Bernie
- Fires and people, including rural communities
For more information contact Veronica Clifford.