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Seoul Halloween crush: understanding the science of crowds could help prevent disasters – here's how

By Martyn Amos, Professor of Computer and Information Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle
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When I was a teenager, the 1980s felt like a decade of disasters. We watched a terrible human cost being paid live on TV in a series of football-related disasters.

I saw bodies stretchered away on advertising hoardings at Hillsborough stadium in Sheffield, the back-and-forth terrace skirmishes at Heysel in Brussels that prefaced a fatal crush, a man walking…The Conversation

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