Towards a research partnership in disaster management and resilience symposium

Meeting or Conference
Centre for Disaster Resilience, University of Salford (CDR); Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
29 Nov 2012
Australia (Melbourne)
RMIT City Campus, Emily McPherson Building, Level 3, Cnr Russell and Victoria Streets

International research linkages are increasingly becoming important in securing competitive grants and demonstrating global impact. This one-day research symposium will enable the sharing of disaster and resilience research and is an opportunity to develop a strong research partnership between our institutions.

Symposium themes

Themes of mutual research interest at RMIT and the Salford Centre for Disaster Resilience Centre include:

  • Capacity building for mitigation and reconstruction
  • Project management for post disaster reconstruction
  • Community engagement to build disaster resilience
  • Resilience and adaptive capacity
  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Risk management and sustainability
  • Settlement infrastructure and shelter
  • Stakeholder management
  • Post disaster waste management
  • Extreme weather events and coping strategies
  • Community engagement and participation in reconstruction
  • Role of women in mitigating and managing disasters
  • Protection and empowerment of women and other vulnerable groups
  • Social impact of reconstruction
  • Post-disaster livelihood development
  • Development and construction
  • Knowledge management and integration
  • Public policy, governance & procurement
  • Business

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Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Gender, Information Management, Governance, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience, Critical Infrastructure, Vulnerable Populations
Cyclone, Tornado
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