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Research theme

Risk, disasters and resilience

Engaging in research to support the development of resilient, adaptable and sustainable communities.

Overview

Through inter-disciplinary research, the Risk, Disasters and Resilience team contribute new knowledge about the magnitude and complexity of challenges in human-environment relations; their causes; and the likely political, economic, and social consequences.

In turn, we develop practical responses that aim to support the development of resilient, adaptable, and sustainable communities.

Research strengths

  • Disasters, environment and climate risk reduction.
  • Human-environment resilience.
  • Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
  • Climate change and adaption.
  • Disaster governance.
  • Urban sustainability.
  • Food security and agricultural science.
  • Sustainable architecture and construction waste management.
  • Environmental, agricultural and biodiversity economics.
Researcher Miranda Booth looks at computer screen

    Disaster and climate risks and resilience