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Finding resilience in the lived experiences of women offenders

standard Finding resilience in the lived experiences of women offenders

Rebecca Gomm is researching the impact of approaches and interventions which work for women offenders. This involves exploring the positive impact of approaches and intervention within contexts of adversity and trauma in women offenders’ lives. Rebecca started the research in [...]

standard Video – Rescuing our brownfield spaces debate

IHRR’s ROBUST (Regeneration of Brownfield Land Using Sustainable Technologies) project organised a special discussion event in Newcastle, UK in collaboration with The Great Debate. The event used Crowd Wise, a participative method for decision-making, consensus and dialogue. It started with each participant [...]

‘A season of flags’ on Nain Island: Bajo culture meets politics

standard ‘A season of flags’ on Nain Island: Bajo culture meets politics

Elena E. Burgos-Martínez is a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology at Durham University writing from her field site on Nain Island in the province of North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Here she is living amongst the indigenous Bajo people who live a [...]

Ensuring resilience in care services for older people

standard Ensuring resilience in care services for older people

A new policy and practice note that disseminates findings from the BIOPICCC project was published by the Living with Environmental Change (LWEC) research partnership and is now available online. The brief authored by Executive Director of IHRR Professor Sarah Curtis, [...]

Landslides and large dams – presentation given by Prof Dave Petley at the 2013 Vajont conference

standard Landslides and large dams – presentation given by Prof Dave Petley at the 2013 Vajont conference

A little over a month ago I gave a talk at the Vajont 2013 conference on the topic of landslides and large dams.  At the time I committed to making the Powerpoint file available online, so here it is: http://www.slideshare.net/Dr_Dave/landslides-and-large-dams The file [...]

Appeal for aid to help survivors of Typhoon HaiyanPhoto Credit: Eoghan Rice - Trócaire / Caritas

standard Appeal for aid to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

Prof Sarah Curtis and Prof Lena Dominelli are calling for immediate global support to help survivors of the typhoon disaster in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan has caused severe devastation in the Philippines leaving an unknown number of people dead. While [...]