Project: Fire Risk Modelling

Wildfire evidence briefs

How do we translate complex and evolving scientific knowledge about wildfire into clear guidance for decision makers and the public? Health and medicine have a strong track record of synthesising and summarising complex information on specific issues for health professionals. Can we learn from them and try this in wildfire? This University of Melbourne-funded project aims to investigate the potential for developing wildfire ‘evidence briefs’, common in health and medicine, which aim to concisely communicate the state of knowledge about specific topics for fire managers and the general public.

Project timeline: 01/2024 – 12/2024

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