Catch-up session: Episode 3 - AXA Research Fund

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Aug 21, 2014

Science in Pictures: Science is Beautiful!

As illustrating research on risks is particularly challenging, the AXA Research Fund asked its supported researchers to showcase their work in a creative way. The grantees had to provide the most original photo, portraying them in a way that clearly evokes their research topic.

Visit the « Science is beautiful » virtual exhibition

National Geographic in conversation with the AXA Research Fund

Three researchers supported by the AXA Research Fund discuss with National Geographic Explorer Jonathan Waterman how to better protect people from extreme weather events.

Reflecting on the case of the Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, they share their observations and learnings on approaches to better prevent and manage natural disasters.

Watch the first episodes of this new EXPLORE / PROTECT Series, with:

Prof. Adam Sobel, Atmospheric Scientist and Columbia University Professor, who will make you discover the surge barrier that has been designed to protect New Orleans from hurricanes.

Dr. Katrina Brown, Social Scientist and Professor at the University of Exeter, who discusses how those communities can build resilience, and work together to enhance their capacities to adapt to change.