October 2014 – HYDRO 2014, Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy

January 26, 2015

Prof. John Reynolds, MD of RIL, attended the 3-day international HYDRO-2014 conference and exhibition held at Cernobbio, northern Italy, 13-15th October 2014. He gave an invited keynote presentation entitled ‘Natural Disaster Preparedness for Hydropower Development in High Mountain Environments’ in the session focused on the Asian region. He highlighted the current situation in the hydropower […]

September 2014 – Disaster Risk Management role with The World Bank

January 23, 2015

In September, Prof. John M. Reynolds, MD of RIL, was appointed as a Short Term Consultant to The World Bank, Washington D.C., USA, to take a technical lead through 2014-15 in a major new 5-year $100 million project funded by The World Bank and the Japanese Government on introducing Disaster Risk Management into the hydropower […]

September 2014 – GAPHAZ, Turin Workshop, Italy

January 21, 2015

Prof. John Reynolds, MD of RIL, attended the one-day Glacier and Permafrost Hazards (GAPHAZ) Workshop held at the University of Turin, Turin, northern Italy, on the 14th September 2014. He gave an invited presentation entitled ‘Glacial hazards’, in which he summarised current methods of glacial hazard assessment. John is currently a member of the international […]