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NASA - Saving Lives and Making Me All Weepy

Sometimes being a science and space exploration nerd takes you to some pretty emotional places.  Just try not to get all teary when you’re watching… 15 more words

Geeking Out

United Kingdom Fire Expedition 2016

The research team recently traveled to the United Kingdom. Students (three of them + one former) presented 4 papers with me. Their work was on aging populations, engineered timber, concrete structures after fire, and advancing our knowledge in fibre reinforced polymer constructions at the… 513 more words

Research News

Fire and a Conference in New Jersey

Every two years the Structures in Fire Conference is held. This year it was held in New Jersey at Princeton University. It was a fantastic trip with two of my research team student members to take in the ninth iteration of the conference. 895 more words

Research News

Iwi found on the future site of the First National Bank, 1924.


While the site was being dug, where the First National Bank will be built in the future, at King and Bishop streets, there was found human bones and a poi pounder in the earth, but as to how those bones and poi pounder got there, that is something unclear being asked today. 175 more words


Uttarakhand Forest Fire Encounters - Part 1

Everyone has their own theory about the cause of the forest fires. These range from mismanagement and bad governance / timber and land mafia / the Congress / the BJP / both / global warming and so on. 738 more words

Forest Fire

Friday Fictioneers: Point of Entry

“Here’s the point of entry.”

Becky stared at the coil of barbed wire. “Strange. Why wrap it so neatly on the fence post? Why not cut it and keep going?” 168 more words