Towards a research partnership in disaster management and resilience symposium

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Centre for Disaster Resilience, University of Salford (CDR); Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
Date:
29 Nov 2012
Location:
Australia (Melbourne)
Venue:
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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Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Gender, Information Management, Governance, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience, Critical Infrastructure, Vulnerable Populations
Hazards:
Cyclone, Tornado
Countries:
Australia
Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific.
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