resilience

Growing Up in an Orphanage: Tales of Personal Resilience Part 2

standard Growing Up in an Orphanage: Tales of Personal Resilience Part 2

Professor David Divine who is pursuing doctoral studies at Durham University on the resilience of young people in a care setting, shares excerpts from his recent book, Aberlour Narratives of Success. While orphanages are usually portrayed grimly in popular media, David found [...]

standard IHRR Postgraduate Fellowship in Enhancement of Knowledge to Build Resilience to Hazards

Thanks to a generous gift from an alumnus of Durham University, IHRR is offering a new Postgraduate Fellowship designed to support a PhD studentship for 3 years in IHRR. The Postgraduate Fellowship will fund a new PhD research project located in [...]

New 'toolkit' for helping older people's health care facilities adapt to extreme weather

standard New ‘toolkit’ for helping older people’s health care facilities adapt to extreme weather

The UK’s chief government scientist Sir John Beddington announced that world leaders need to urgently tackle climate change, especially because of increasing trends towards more extreme weather events such as floods, droughts and storms over the next 25 years.  The [...]