25 January 2019
The IRIS-Fire team will be hosting a fire workshop at FCL 2019. Join us to get an understanding of designing fire-safe settlements.
28 September 2018
IRIS-Fire presented preliminary remote sensing fire detection work at the SPIE Remote Sensing conference in Berlin.

09 July 2018
Mohamed Beshir writes about our first field experiments in South Africa

05 March 2018
Details and thoughts on the Festival of Creative Learning event, held at the University of Edinburgh 2018, about the design of homes in the developing world.

23 January 2018
Details of a research tip to Cape Town to meet with stakeholders, research partners and to develop our surveys.

01 November 2017
Postdoctoral Research Associate Yu Wang starts on IRIS-Fire project at The University of Edinburgh.

01 September 2017
Postdoctoral Research Associate Lesley Gibson and PhD student Mohamed Beshir start on IRIS-Fire project at The University of Edinburgh.

15 August 2017
Dr Graham Spinardi is awarded ESRC grant to look into more depth on the social and technological issues in informal settlements.

03 July 2017
Postdoctoral Research Associate Charles Kahanji starts on IRIS-Fire project at Stellenbosch University.

Imizamo Yethu after som initial reblocking (South Africa)
29 May 2017
An exciting and thought provoking visit to Stellenbosch and Cape Town, meeting with Dr Richard Walls and colleagues as we discuss the next few years of the project. The trip also included a few trips to some of the settlements that we are considering studying, both socially and physically, for the IRIS-Fire project.