Episode 3: On biometric data and events

As the collective events industry searches for guidance on how to safely restart events, in the absence of authority leadership and advice, we look to each other. Scientists, academics and health & safety consultants are faced with the challenge of providing answers to the many questions we ask. Journal articles, …

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Episode 1. Can the past indicate our future? 1918 Spanish flu and theatres in the US

With the news that events in Germany have been cancelled until at least October 2020 and events with capacities over 5000 are banned in Ireland until the end of August, industry professionals are looking to each other and news articles to find some indication of how our industry will be …

Íse Murphy awarded NVQ Level 4 Spectator Safety Management

After two years of practical examinations and study, I have achieved an NVQ Level 4 in Spectator Safety Management. It has been a great learning experience with colleagues to take on this award with Sue Watson and associates. It’s a great qualification to achieve for anyone working in event safety and …

Crowd Counting: Eagles Super Bowl Victory Parade 2018

As a first year student studying MSc Crowd Safety & Risk Analysis at Manchester Metropolitan University, alongside our core units, we are given real world projects to work on as part of our learning. Last night I was part of a team of seven students, based across six different countries, live counting …