Learning from Earthquakes

EEFIT mission Mission report: Gorkha, Nepal April 2015 in PreventionWeb

EEFIT mission Mission report: Gorkha, Nepal April 2015 in PreventionWeb

Tsunami Awareness Day 2019

Tsunami Awareness Day

SECED evening hosted at ICE

What does true resilience mean for developing countries?

Seismic performance & post-earthquake reconstruction of stone masonry houses

Seismic performance & post-earthquake reconstruction of stone masonry houses in Nepal

EPICentre's Director, Prof Rossetto Interview with Turkish New Channel NTV

EPICentre's Director, Prof Rossetto Interview with Turkish New Channel NTV [Turkish Version]

Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) training

Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) training

DKG 2019: Urban-Rural Infrastructure Interdependencies

Dr Diana Contreras presented: "Socio-economic Vulnerability to Natural Hazards: Interdependencies of Healthcare Infrastructure. The case of Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - Fragility Functions in Seismic Risk Assessment

Dr Viviana Novelli from Briston University presented: "Post-earthquake building surveys to derive fragility functions for use in seismic risk assessments"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - EEFIT return missions

Ms Valentina Putrino presented: The benefit of return missions for a better understanding of building's behaviour under repeated shakings: the case of Norcia, Italy"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - Tsunami fieldwork by EEFIT

Dr Joshua Macabuag presented: "Lessons learned from post-tsunami fieldwork by EEFIT"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - Christchurch & Gorkha earthquakes

Dr Sean Wilkinson presented:"The rewards of earthquake engineering - differences between Christchurch and Gorkha earthquakes"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - Lessons from earthquake fieldwork

Ms Katerine Coates presented: "Lessons from earthquake fieldwork for seismic retrofit design"

SECED 2019 - EEFIT Session - EEFIT Missions over time

Dr Mathew Free presented: "A review of EEFIT mission over time 1983 to 2019"

SECED 2019 - Keynote speaker

Prof. Dr Dina D'Ayala was invited as the keynote speaker to present: "Can probabilistic performance-based engineering be extended to other hazards?

SECED 2019 - EEFIT-TDMRC mission to Sulawesi

Prof. Dr Tiziana Rosseto presented: Mission to Central Sulawesi earthquake 2018.

SECED 2019 - School reconstruction in Nepal

Ms Louis Westoby presented: challenges affecting school reconstruction in Nepal

Nepal report

The EEFIT Field Mission Report on the MW 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake of 25 April 2015 has been published. You can find it at https://tinyurl.com/y34ojm3e.

meeting INAIGEM

Dr Nathan Forthsyte and Dr Diana Contreras interchanged knowledge and experiences in the topics of glaciers, landslides and earthquakes with colleagues from the National Institute of Research in Glaciers and Mountain ecosystems (INAIGEM)

meeting UNASAM

Dr Nathan Forthsyte and Dr Diana Contreras explored opportunities of collaboration in the topics of earthquakes and landslides with the National University of Santiago Antunez Mayolo (UNASAM) in Huaraz, Peru

Visiting Huaraz (Peru)

Dr Nathan Forthsyte and Dr Diana Contreras visited the city of Huaraz (Peru). This city was struck by the 1970 Ancash earthquake (7.9 Mw). The earthquake triggered a snow avalanche from the Huascaran Mount buried the town of Yungai.

Meeting CERESIS

Dr Nathan Forthsyte and Dr Diana Contreras met Mr Leandro Rodriguez, the Executive Director of the seismic Regional Center for South America (CERESIS) during their visit to Peru in the framework of the GCA: ‘pump-priming’ activity in Peru.

EEFIT Mobile App Testing

Valentina Putrino is with The EEDM students of the UCL testing the Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team (EEFIT) Mobile App !!!

I-REC 2019 Conference

I-REC Conference 2019: Disrupting the status quo: Reconstruction, recovery and resisting disaster risk creation

PCEE 2019 Conference

Dr Sean Wilkinson attended the Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering (PCEE2019)