resilience

Postgraduate scholarship for research in hazard and risk

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Applications are invited for the Christopher Moyes Memorial Foundation Scholarship to support a suitably qualified postgraduate student for a three year PhD programme of research in the Department of Geography at Durham University, UK. The scholarship is to support research of [...]

Wind-blown sand in Medieval Britain

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Peter Brown investigates how wind-blown sand threatened medieval coastal communities Research in brief Communities have a long history of finding ways to build resilience to natural hazards, such as wind-blown sand. Modern preparedness and adaptation planning needs to acknowledge this [...]

Finding resilience in the lived experiences of women offenders

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]