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IGSD Newsletter August 2019

Fri 02 Aug 2019, 12:37

The British Academy: Frontiers of Knowledge

The British Academy is looking to fund interdisciplinary research projects on any of the following themes:

- Hazard and Risk

- Cultures of Forecasting

- Meaning of Resilience

The Academy is offering up to £200,000 of funding for projects lasting 24 months, and full details about the programme. To find out more click on the heading to visit 'The British Academy' website.

Deadline 23 October 2019 at 17.00 (UK time)

Thu 18 Jul 2019, 15:06 | Tags: Urban Resilience Data

Working with the people of Rio Branco and Sao Paulo to understand Flood Resilience in their local areas

The IGSD team visited two poor areas in Rio Branco and M’Boi Mirim (Sao Paulo) with the objective of piloting data collection methods in the two research sites of the project by talking to the local residents about their experiences of past flooding events and their perception of flood risk.

A number of agencies came together to complete the data collection, representatives from Getulio Vargas Foundation, Heidelberg University and the National Centre for Natural Disasters Monitoring and Alerts (Cemaden) were present.

Thu 11 Jul 2019, 17:19

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