What Warnings Mean? UCL Science and Technology Studies Departmental Launch of the Warning Research Centre

The UCL Warning Research Centre invites researchers, practitioners, policymakers, businesses, the media, and the general public to a webinar launch of the WRC within the Department Science and Technology Studies on 30 June 2021. 

Focused on What Warnings Mean? three sessions will explore the history and social-cultural meanings of warnings, visual representations of warnings, and putting warnings into practice using policy and communication. The webinar brings together a diverse global expertise including the Government of Bangladesh (Md. Mohsin), the Red Cross Red Crescent (Catalina Jaimie), artists and designers (Jemila MacEwan and Saskia van Mannen), policy experts (Sophie Dannreuther), terrorism alert expert (Suzanne Raine), and academics focused on alarms and alerts (Alice Bennet and Carina Fearnley), amongst other hazard and disaster experts (Prof Maureen Fordham, Karen Holmberg, Ilan Kelman, and Deborah Dixon) to explore what warnings mean. 


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UCL Warning Research Centre Launch Event at STS


30 June, 13:00-17:00 BST


Dr Carina Fearnley – UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction


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