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The Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience Seminar Series 2023-24

Description of Seminar Series. This seminar series is open to all, but also plays a dual role as contributing to our Risk Frontier Seminar Series (convened by Dr Lizzie Orr) which is part of our Risk Masters programme (convened by Dr Lauren Martin) which has about 30 students from a wide physical and social sciences background on it.

Seminars are on Thursdays and takes place from 13:15 to 14:15 in Room W007, Geography Building & Zoom.  Please register for the online seminars here.

Seminar programme

Date Speaker Title (click link for speaker bio & abstract)
5 October 2023 (Thursday 13:15-14:15) Dr Ellen Robson, PDRA, IHRR, Durham University Road slope stability in Nepal
19 October 2023 (Thursday 13:15-14:15) Professor Bruce D Malamud, Durham University Challenges facing our understanding of natural hazards: A natural hazard community perspective
2 November 2023 (Thursday 13:15-14:15) Professor Kostas Nikolopoulos, Durham University We need to talk about Kevin
16 November 2023 (Thursday 13:15-14:15) Chandika Shrestha, Durham University Disaster-Induced Changes and their Impact on Women's Wellbeing: A Case Study of the Gorkha Earthquake in Dolakha, Nepal
7 December 2023 (Thursday 13:15-14:15) Dr Hanna Ruszczyk, Durham University Gender and Resilience in the City: Infrastructures, Aspirations and Slow Violence in Nepal
11 January 2024 (Thursday 13:15-14:15) Dr Amelia Bain, University of Edinburgh Co-production as a methodology for disaster risk reduction and sustainable development: examples from Mexico City and Puebla, Mexico
25 January 2024 (Thursday 13:15-14:15) Dr Rupert Hough, The James Hutton Institute More Research Needed? Complexity and Uncertainty in Decision-Making
8 February 2024 (Thursday 13:15-14:15)  Dr Charles Morisset, Newcastle University Security & Resilience of Smart Buildings
22 February 2024 (Thursday 13:15-14:15) Kate Cochrane & Neil Denton

Moving the goal posts - risk, consequences and resilience

07 March 2024 (Thursday 13:15-14:15) Dr Jakob Rom Alpine debris flows in a changing climate: A case study from the Horlachtal catchment (Austria)


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