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Cities and the brown-ocean effect

The inter-related and combined influences of climate and cities – temperature, moisture, infrastructure, and ultimately people – on urban extreme weather events needs to be better understood. This is especially so as many cities adapt too slowly to keep pace with our changing climate.

Two UPEI schools join forces to break new ground

Housed at the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation, the University of Prince Edward Island’s (UPEI) School of Climate Change and Adaptation offers students and researchers the unique experience of learning about climate science in St. Peter’s Bay, PE, an area surrounded by diverse and environmentally significant topographies.

R vs. Python vs. EVERYTHING

Actuaries are travelling deeper into the fields of data science and machine learning, where open-source software is widely used. Two of the most popular open-source programming languages used by actuaries are R and Python. The topic of R vs. Python is already hotly debated by many professionals in the field of data science, and still discussed at length in many opinion- and fact-based articles...

Your 10 best reads of 2021

It’s that time of year again where we bring you the top stories from Seeing Beyond Risk. Looking for some holiday reads that will keep you informed about the profession while earning you valuable time towards your CPD? This is where you’ll find it.

Your top 10 research publications for 2021

Despite the ongoing disruptions of COVID-19, 2021 has proven itself to be another big year of outputs for CIA research. With over 25 reports published in the year to date and more projects on the horizon, the Institute continues to position itself as a voice of research authority. Join us in looking back at the top 10 research publications of 2021.

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