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Achieving meaningful impact from our research is at the heart of what we do.

We are committed to transdisciplinary and participatory approaches, to ensure our research delivers equitable and sustainable outcomes whilst facilitating transformative change to the vulnerabilities, societal needs and challenges of our community partners.

Journal articles

  • Tkacz N., Martins M. and de Albuquerque, J.P (2020). Data Diaries: A situated approach for the study of data, Big Data and Society (submitted for publication)
  • The role of data in transformations to sustainability: a critical research agenda João Porto de Albuquerque,Liana Anderson,Nerea Calvillo,Jon Coaffee, Maria Alexandra Cunha, Livia Castro Degrossi, Giovanni Dolif, Flavio Horita,Carolin Klonner,Fernanda Lima-Silva,Victor Marchezini, Mario Henrique da Mata Martins, Diego Pajarito-Grajales, Vangelis Pitidis, Conrado Rudorff, Nathaniel Tkacz, Rachel Traijber, Alexander Zipf

Book chapters

Conference Proceedings

Conference Presentations

  • "Capturing Flood Risk Perception via Sketch Maps." CASCADE-NET: Civil Agency, Society and Climate Adaptation to Weather Extremes. University of Warwick, England, 11/02/2019.
  • Martins M. Lima F., Clonner K., Pitidis V., de Albuquerque a., Cunha M. (2019) Enhancing map-literacy through participatory mapping to improve community resilience: a case study in Rio Branco, Brazil , the Risk, Resilience and Humanitary Architecture Conference, 5-6 December 2019, Rio de Janeiro
  • Pitidis V., and de Albuquerque J.P (2020). Enhancing flood resilience in marginalised communities through dialogical participatory mapping: The case of Sao Paulo and Rio Branco, Brazil, Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference, 2020, August 2020, London (postponed to 2021)

  • de Albuquerque J.P (2019)Towards dialogical geographies: reframing 'sensing' and geographic data generation for empowering relationships, Royal Geographical Sociaty Annual International Conference, 2019, 30 August 2019
  • Keynote Speaker, “Waterproofing Data: rethinking data generation and capacity building for flood resilience”. ESRC CASCADE-NET Final conference: Capacity building within Civil Society: long term resilience to extreme weather risk, UWE Bristol, UK, 4 November 2020.

Other Presentations

  • Key Presentation Smart urban areas and Beyond: Towards an inclusive and empowering digital transformation of cities?, Citizen Cities webinar, (9 June 2020) - J Porto de Albuquerque
  • Invited talk: “Waterproofing Data: Engaging communities and institutions in the flood resilience” (in Portuguese). Talk given by J Porto de Albuquerque in the CEMADEN “Debates” Seminar Series on 19 August 2021:
  • Keynote Speaker (JP de Albuquerque), “The role of data in urban transformations: making the case for ‘Waterproofing Data’?”, SHAPE of Data workshop, University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow, 27 October 2021.
  • Invited Speaker, “The role of data in transformations to sustainability: towards inclusive and empowering resilience building?”, Monash Sustainable Development Institute Research Seminar Series, 10 December 2020.
  • Invited Speaker, “Citizen Science Generated Data in Africa and Potential Contribution to SDGs”, CODATA, International FAIR Convergence Symposium 2020, 2 December 2020
  • Invited Speaker, “Future of AI and data production: Towards an inclusive and empowering digital transformation of cities?”, 10th Workshop on Survey Methodology, 9 October 2020.
  • Keynote Speaker, “Participatory Processes of Integrating Urban Data Governance: The Myths and Realities”, SCiLeD Workshop, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 16 September 2020.
  • Keynote Speaker, “Citizen Cities”, Approaches to Transform Cities into Smart Urban Areas, 'Universities & Research Organisations – Key Drivers of Future Smart Cities' by UK Science and Innovation Network Germany (SIN), the German U15, the Imperial College London and BABLE, 9 June 2020.

Media Coverage

    Civic Engagement

    • Collaborative mapping activities with local dwellers in São Paulo (February 2020).
    • Development and implementation of an elective course on flood risk management and citizen science.
    • 1st open meeting on engaging local citizens with the urban research in São Paulo (February 2020).
    • 2nd open meeting on engaging local citizens with the urban research in São Paulo (March 2020).