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CIB Symposium on Resilience to Climate Change and Flooding

This story published on Wednesday 10 May 2017
In association with the Global Disaster Resilience Centre (GDRC) and the CIB, the School of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Huddersfield organised a one-day symposium on climate change and flooding on the 6th of April 2017, at the Sir George Buckley Theatre, University of Huddersfield.


Mainstreaming disaster resilience in the construction process

This story published on Wednesday 10 May 2017
A major report entitled: “Mainstreaming disaster resilience in the construction process: Professional education for a disaster resilient built environment, has been published. This report is edited by Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga, Professor Richard Haigh, Dr Chamindi Malalgoda and Dr Kaushal Keraminyage at the Global Disaster Resilience Centre, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom.


Mainstreaming DRR and CCA

This story published on Wednesday 10 May 2017
International collaborative project entitled: “Mainstreaming Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaption Strategies into Coastal Urban Agglomeration Policy” led by Professor Richard Haigh, University Huddersfield’s Global Disaster Resilience Centre was launched on the 3rd April 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia.


Launching CABARET

This story published on Wednesday 10 May 2017
CABARET (Capacity Building in Asia for Resilience EducaTion) project, which is led by Professor Richard Haigh of University Huddersfield’s Global Disaster Resilience Centre, was launched in March 2017 with the organisation of the project kick off meeting in Sri Lanka from 27th to 30th March 2017.


ASCENT Training Workshop and Discussion Forum

This story published on Wednesday 10 May 2017
ASCENT Training Workshop and Discussion Forum entitled “Research and Innovation Capacity Strengthening for the Development of Societal Resilience to Disasters” was successfully held from 27th February – 4th March 2017 at the University of Ruhuna Matara, Sri Lanka.


Hudds hosts CIB Board on one of its rare visits to the UK

This story published on Thursday 4 May 2017
Dean of Art, Design and Architecture Professor Mike Kagioglou, who is a CIB board member, extended the invitation to convene the next assembly at the University


Research into Coastal Urban Agglomeration Policy

This story published on Friday 27 January 2017
GDRC’s Professors Richard Haigh and Dilanthi Amaratunga have bene recently successful with a research proposal entitled: ‘Mainstreaming Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaption Strategies into Coastal Urban Agglomeration Policy’


CABARET (Capacity Building in Asia for Resilience EducaTion)

This story published on Friday 27 January 2017
GDRC’s Professor Richard Haigh and Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga recently won a major grant (€993,340) from the European Commission under its Erasmus+ , Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education programme.


Invited key note address

This story published on Friday 27 January 2017
Prof. Dilanthi Amaratunga was the invited key note speaker at the “Risk Awareness and Future Challenges” - NBRO International Symposium, held from 6 – 7 December 2016 at Waters Edge, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka


Innovative approaches on risk management culture

This story published on Friday 27 January 2017
Prof Richard Haigh was an invited Panellist at the Panel Discussion entitled ‘‘Innovative approaches on risk management culture’’ at the “Risk Awareness and Future Challenges” - NBRO International Symposium, held from 6 – 7 December 2016 at Waters Edge, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka


Engagement with the public in framing our research programmes

This story published on Friday 27 January 2017
Public awareness programme on Disaster Management was held on the 8th December 2016 in Nintavur, a village in the Eastern province of Sri Lanka, severely affected by tsunami and now constantly under treat to sea erosion.


Another partnership in the making

This story published on Friday 27 January 2017
Professors Dilanthi Amaratunga and Richard Haigh, upon an invitation received from the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka (SEUSL), visited them on the 9th December 2016.


Further research collaborations with University of Moratuwa

This story published on Friday 27 January 2017
Professors Dilanthi Amaratunga and Richard Haigh, upon an invitation received from the Vice /chancellor of University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, Prof. Ananada Jayawardena, visited them on the 16th December 2016.


Workshop for Sri Lankan academics

This story published on Friday 27 January 2017
Professors Dilanthi Amaratunga and Richard Haigh led a workshop for Sri Lankan academics on International collaborations (“Benefits, challenges and enablers for international research partnerships”) at the Sri Lanka National Science Foundation (NSF), in collaboration with our CADRE project.


Partnership with Ministry of Disaster Management, Sri Lanka

This story published on Friday 27 January 2017
Professors Dilanthi Amaratunga and Richard Haigh visited the Ministry of Disaster Management Sri Lanka , upon invited by its Secretary, Mr. Miyanawala.


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