Our research crosses boundaries and extends our understanding of human-environment relationships and sustainable development.
We have expertise from science, humanities and the social sciences. We believe having multiple perspectives is the best way to deliver transformative change. We also work with non-academic stakeholders.
Investigating the governance of water-related risks, with a focus on social and cultural aspects of data practices.
Expanding and refining the understanding of risks, vulnerabilities and potentialities associated with rain-related geohazards in Latin America.
Mapping health services and facilities to understand how they are used by people living in seven slums across Africa and Asia.
Developing transdisciplinary networks that leverage Earth observation and community-driven geospatial information to ensure access to basic urban services.
Developing, deploying and evaluating a mobile application and community-based intervention to increase the resilience of flood prone communities around several cities in Brazil.
Developing Transdisciplinary Partnerships for Urban Water Transformations
Building capacity for integrated governance at the Food-Water-Energy-nexus in cities on the water
This project led by Professor Vicki Squire in Politics and International Studies will acquire improved understanding of the importance of ethically sound data-driven humanitarian aid.