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  4. Down load the attached to see the latest news from HECoP. October 2020 update.pdf
  5. Humanitarian Engineering in Australia Compiled by Cris Birzer, Scott Daniel, and Tanja Rosenqvist Associations / interest groups IEEE Sight “A global network of IEEE volunteers partnering with underserved communities & local organizations to leverage technology for sustainable development” Engineering for Change “a knowledge organization dedicated to preparing the global workforce to deliver solutions that improve the quality of life of underserved communiti
  6. The Association of Pacific-Rim Universities is organising a series of webinar focusing on multi-hazards titled "A new approach for disaster risk management after COVID-19". Details and registration available at https://apru.org/event/the-apru-multi-hazards-webinar-series-a-new-approach-for-disaster-risk-management-after-covid-19/ The three sessions are: September 30 - First session: Understanding and addressing different types of hazard risks Time: 8 am (Vienna)/ 9 am (Helsinki)/ 1 pm (Jakarta)/ 2 pm (Hong Kong)/ 3 pm (Sendai)/ 4 pm (Sydney) Duration: 2 hours October 14 -
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    Many engineers have an interest in applying their skills and knowledge in support of humanitarian undertakings. It can be a challenge, however, to discover how to become involved, the nature of competencies and knowledge concerned, and the active organisations, institutions, and individuals with whom useful contact could be made. Participating in this webinar will help to answer the following questions: · Is it for me? · What could I do? · Which organisations, institutions and individuals are active in this field? · How can I engage with
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    The 2019/20 black summer was one of the worst in recent times in the world. The season started in early Septemeber2019 in Queensland and gradually progressed into New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia, and the Australian Capital Territory. Thousands of firefighters and volunteers battled the fires, with millions of hectares burned, thousands of properties damaged, and countless numbers of wildlife exposed. In February 2020, the last fires were extinguished, with torrential rain assisting in putting out the remaining fires. Affected communities are recovering, COVID-19
  9. The University of Technology Sydney has 4 PhD projects available in humanitarian engineering: Developing authentic assessments in humanitarian engineering education Gender equity in humanitarian engineering education Key skills in humanitarian engineering A phenomenography of humanitarian engineering For further details, click here and search for "humanitarian". Applications for a start date from January 2021 close September 30, and applications for starting in the second half of 2021 close April 30, 2021. Further details here.
  10. We've started what will hopefully become an ongoing regular event, getting the Humanitarian Engineering Education community together to chat about topics of shared interest. We held our first event on September 7, discussing different experiences of supporting student projects in humanitarian engineering remotely. Our next events are planned for October 12 and November 9 on Zoom, before breaking for the holiday period to resume in February. Details TBC Click here to join the mailing list, or here to see resources from our past events.
  11. Check out HumEng conversations back catalogue at https://tinyurl.com/HumEngConversations
  12. Save the Date! After a fascinating discussion in our first HumEng Conversations series on September 7 with Tanja Rosenqvist and Eva Cheng, we will be holding further events lunchtime 12-1 Sydney time on Monday October 12 and Monday November 9. Details coming soon. Click here to join the mailing list.
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    Save the Date! After a fascinating discussion in our first HumEng Conversations series on September 7 with Tanja Rosenqvist and Eva Cheng, we will be holding further events lunchtime 12-1 Sydney time on Monday October 12 and Monday November 9 on Zoom. Details coming soon. Click here to join the mailing list, or here to see resources from our past events.
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    The Humanitarian Engineering Community of Practice invites you to an ongoing, informal monthly discussion to bring the humanitarian engineering education community together to chat about topics of shared interest. Our next event is on Monday October 12, 12-1pm AEDT, where we’ll be discussing tools and strategies for building skills in stakeholder engagement and empathy with our students. Jenny Turner from Swinburne will be speaking about stakeholder engagement, and Tim Boye from UTS will be sharing some online tools to support the development of empathy. Speakers: Jenny T
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    Join us on Zoom for the first in what will hopefully become an ongoing regular event, getting the Humanitarian Engineering Education community together to chat about topics of shared interest. In this interactive session, we'll be discussing experiences of Supporting humeng student projects remotely. Eva Cheng from UTS will be speaking about facilitating the EWB Challenge group work online, while Tanja Rosenqvist from RMIT will discuss her experiences facilitating humeng capstone projects remotely. Speakers: Eva Cheng is the Deputy Director of Women in Engineering and Information Technol
  16. Neil Greet presented at the Oxford University Humanitarian Engineering conference in July 2014 He presented a paper on Humanitarian Engineering Networks based on the 2011 Year of Humanitarian engineering. One other Australian presentation was made by the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (Gavin Ackerley) #HIP2014 Provisional Conference Programme.pdf Ackerly-Symbiotic-Innovation-The-Third-Way.pdf HIP Presentation - Greet (Sun 20 Jul).pptx HIP2014-Conference-Programme.pdf HIP2014-Conference-Programme_FINAL-PRINT.pdf HIP2014-Conference-Report_FINAL1.pdf Humanitarian Engineering Greet (Submit
  17. These Reports cover some of the activity in the 2011 Year of Humanitarian Engineering The major report covers Engineers in Acute Emergencies. Some Key References used to prepare the report are also attached 2011 YoHE Summary and Recommendations.docx Addendum 1 to EA Report (Key Stakeholders).docx Addendum 2 to EA Report (Workshops).docx EA Report - Greet YOHE.docx EA Report - Greet YOHE.pdf List of YOHE Attendees.xlsx YOHE Workshops Acute Emergency Summary.docx Aceh.pdf aidreview-execsummary-standalone.pdf Disaster_Resilience.pdf national_strategy_disaster_resilience.pdf Princi
  18. In 2011 Engineers Australia held the Year of Humanitarian Engineering. Neil Greet convened a series of workshops on 'Engineers in Acute Emergencies These workshops were held around the country and culminated in a stream of activity at the 2011 Humanitarian Engineering Conference. It should be noted that these were not the only activities of the Year of Humanitarian Engineering. Greet Defence and HE - 1 Aug 11 (Adelaide).ppt 111207 Engineering Risk Presentation.ppt Brisbane Sep 2011.docx Buffone EngineersAustralia-Joe-spresentation.ppt Jeffrey 11th Bde Qld Floods 2011.pptx Newton 27_09_
  19. The US-based Engineering for Change is compiling a set of regional reports on education for what they term "Engineering for Global Development", effectively what we'd call Humanitarian Engineering in Australia. An Australian report was completed in 2019, with a report for Latin America released in 2020 and attached here. Interesting to see a wide range of terms and approaches used, as well as a significant local and rural focus as well as engagement with North American organisations. State-of-EGD-Latin-America-Full-Report-July-2020.pdf
  20. August 19 2020 was UN World Humanitarian Day, to celebrate and acknowledge people who contribute to a range of humanitarian actions. Here are a couple of articles to do just that from an engineering perspective, featuring some of the CoP members: Engineers Australia - https://www.createdigital.org.au/4-engineers-share-passion-humanitarian-projects/?utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EDM-20200820 RedR Australia - https://www.redr.org.au/news-and-publications/latest-news/what-is-humanitarian-engineering/ and https://www.redr.org.au/news-and-publications/lates
  21. Electricity supply is often the focus of humanitarian engineering projects. This paper, originally published in the aesieap Goldbook of 2000, makes the point that such projects, while certainly dependent on appropriate technology, are also amenable to the same venture development disciplines as are applied to any infrastructure project. Goldbook.pdf
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    Webinar - Delivering Humanitarian Engineering in a COVID-19 World Speakers - Eleanor Loudon (Engineers Without Borders) and Kirsten Sayers (RedR Australia) Synopsis Delivering humanitarian undertakings is challenging at the best of times. The turbulent, often chaotic context arising from a global pandemic makes the challenge even greater. The strength of fundamental principles is tested, lessons are learnt and strategic priorities clarified. Our speakers address these issue from the perspective of their particular organisations. Takeaways. Key Takeaways • Un
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    Register here. Assessment of Socio-Technical and Co-Design Expertise in Humanitarian Engineering 2019 Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE) Award for Engineering Education Research Design Dr Andrea Mazzurco and Dr Scott Daniel Humanitarian Engineering (HE) is emerging in universities and professional workplaces worldwide. HE projects exist at the intersection of engineering and sustainable community development, and therefore socio-technical and co-design expertise are fundamental. However, such skills and mindsets are difficult to teach, learn, and asse
  28. Download the attachment to see our latest news. from HECoP! JULY 2020 UPDATE.pdf
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