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Disaster Resilience and Management (Research)

University of Salford
5 years
Doctorate / PhD
On campus
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About this program

Disaster management and resilience research is based at the University’s Centre for Disaster Resilience (CDR) which promotes research and scholarly activity that examines the role of the built environment industry to anticipate and respond to disasters that damage or destroy communities and their built, natural and human environment. This centre is world leading, and the only centre in the UK that promotes the multidisciplinary nature of the field and that undertakes cooperative research with a large number of international partners. Examples of areas that you can undertake research include: capacity building for disaster mitigation and reconstruction; project management for post disaster reconstruction; disaster risk reduction; risk management and sustainability; post-conflict reconstruction; stakeholder management and corporate social responsibility; community engagement and participation in reconstruction; social impact of reconstruction; protection and empowerment of women and other vulnerable groups; role of women in mitigating and managing disasters; livelihood development; micro finance and community co-operatives; knowledge management and integration; impact of culture towards disaster risk reduction; post disaster waste management; disaster management and theory building; extreme weather events and coping strategies; business continuity analysis and planning; resilience and adaptive capacities of SMEs.

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University of Salford

We are dedicated to improving outcomes for people, communities, the economy and environment through everything we do. The University of Salford formed from a merger of technical colleges and institutes, created to educate and train a growing workforce. With a past entrenched in industry, we have continued...

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University of Salford

The University of Salford, The Crescent
M5 4WT Salford

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