Risk and Resilience
Planning for, detecting and responding rapidly to natural disaster, disease outbreak, cyber-attack, infrastructure disruption, terrorist threat or social unrest is central to this theme. Understanding risk factors that contribute to the need for enhanced resilience and security requires multidisciplinary expertise in social and health informatics, epidemiology, counter-terrorism, urban governance, structural engineering, architecture and urban planning, and increasingly, the analysis of multiple data streams. In this cross cutting issue, there will be a strong focus on humanitarian engineering and research that supports ODA eligible countries.
This theme is supported by a range of UK Research Council and EU grants.
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The academic lead for this theme is Dr Jonathan Clarke, Senior Teaching Fellow, Global Sustainable Development, School of Cross-faculty Studies
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