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NEW MAJOR RESEARCH GRANTS FOR EPICentre

The EPICentre research group has received several major research grants over the past two months: More...

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British Academy on Cities and InfrastructureProgramme

Yesterday the British Academy released a video about their Cities and Infrastructure programme, which is funding EPICentre research on people's self recovery after disasters. The video features an interview with Prof. John Twigg, PI on the project, which involves investigators from the Overseas Development Institute, British Geological Survey, CARE International, Loughborough University and of course UCL EPICentre. More...

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EVENT: "Can we extend probabilistic performance based engineering to other hazards?"


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EPICentre team participating in the new UKIERI funded project “Seismic Design and Fragility Assessment of Retrofitted Structures"

Dr Fabio Freddi has been awarded a collaborative, international research grant UKIERI (UK-India Education and Research Initiative) in collaboration with Dr Jayadipta Ghosh (Indian Institute of Technology - IIT Bombay) to investigate the topic of retrofit methods for reinforced concrete structures accounting for the influence of aftershocks and parameters uncertainty. The project is also supported by Dr Carmine Galasso from EPICentre and Dr Needhi Kotoky and Dr Meera Raghunandan from IIT Bombay. More...

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EPICentre team participating in the new SERA funded project: HITFRAMES

Dr Fabio Freddi has been awarded a collaborative, international research grant to develop the ‘Hybrid Testing of an Existing Steel Frame with Infills under Multiple Earthquakes’ (HITFRAMES). The EPICentre team collaborating within the HITFRAMES project is composted by Dr Freddi and Fernando Gutierrez Urzua and is also supported by Dr Carmine Galasso and Dr Arash Nassirpour. More...