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Phone: 02031081101

Ext: 51101

Office location: Rm 38, 2nd floor, South Wing, UCL Main Quadrangle


UCL Humanitarian Institute Masterclass

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Friday 20th October 2017 09:00 to 17:00

Masterclass in International Development: Delivering a Schools’ Programme

UCL Humanitarian Institute Evening Conference Series on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Sustainable Development in the Himalayas

Friday 20th October 2017 18:00 to 21:00

IRDR Special Seminar: The future of risk auditing: catastrophe models in disaster risk reduction

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Dr Robert Muir-Wood, RMS

17:00 to 18:00 Tuesday 10th October 2017

Building Resilience to Geohazards in the Face of Uncertainty

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China Debris

A conference on 'Building Resilience to Geohazards in the Face of Uncertainty' is going to be held in London (at the Geological Society) on 7-8 September 2017. For more details see below:

UCL Humanitarian Summit

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Start: June 22, 2017 09:00 AM

End: June 22, 2017 09:00 PM

Location: UCL Roberts Foyer and Roberts G06

UCL IRDR Seminar 2017- Disaster in Japan 2011: The Latest Research

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Friday 23rd June 2017

09:30 - 13:15 UCL Roberts Building 106, Gower Street London

Join us for an engaging, international seminar where there will be a keynote talk, panel discussions and presentations on some of the latest Japanese and British research around the triple disaster of 11th March 2011: the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and nuclear release.

UCL IRDR 7th Annual Conference

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Conference theme: Global Challenges in Disaster Risk Reduction and Response

Wednesday 21st June 2017 

Pint of Science: What a Disaster!

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Date: Monday 15th May 2017

TIME: 7.30-9.30PM


International Workshop: Increasing Resilience to Environmental Hazards in Border Conflict Zones. 10-11 July 2017

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UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction and University of Jammu, Institute of Energy Research and Training will host an inter-disciplinary International Workshop on Increasing Resilience to Environmental Hazards in Border Conflict Zones in Leh, Ladakh, India, 10-11 July 2017.

Panel Discussion: Risk Finance for the Developing World. 8th March, 6pm

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Panel Discussion 6pm, JZ Young Lecture Theatre

Reception 7:30pm, UCL North Cloisters

IRDR Careers and Opportunities Fair, 1st March 2017, 5-8pm

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UCL IRDR will hold its annual Careers and Opportunities Fair on 1st March 2017, 5:00pm until 8:00pm, where we will present career and other opportunities in Risk and Disaster Reduction. 

Haiti Earthquake 7th Anniversary: Reception and Fundraiser

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Girls Workshop in Haiti

Start: Jan 12, 2017 06:00 PM
End: Jan 12, 2017 10:00 PM

Location: UCL Pavillion (main quad)

IRDR 7th Annual Conference, 21st June 2017 (First Notice)

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IRDR Launch Event Audience

Date: Wednesday 21st June 2017

Time: 09:00 - 20:00 

Location: UCL Roberts G06 Lecture Theatre and Roberts Foyer

UCL IRDR Special Seminar on Gender Responsive Resilience - GRR!

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Woman in Bangladesh

Date: Tuesday 11th October 2016

Time: 6-9pm

Location: Gustav Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Buidling, UCL (Seminar), Wilkins Garden Room (Drinks Reception)

UCL IRDR Seminar Series 2016-2017

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Convened by Dr Gordon Ross.

Facing Disasters: International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Responses

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Date: 28th July 2016

Time: 13:00 - 20:00

Location: Cruciform B304 Lecture Theatre, University College London

Development in the Arctic: Risks and Rewards, Panel Discussion, 8th June

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Public panel discussion, Chaired by Dr Ilan Kelman, followed by a drinks reception.

UCL IRDR Fourth Academic Summit, 16th June 2016

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Disaster Risk Reduction and Human Mobility

Thursday 16th June 2016, 09:30-17:00

IRDR 6th Annual Conference, 15th June 2016

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IRDR Launch Event Audience

Date: Wednesday 15th June 2016

Time: 09:00 - 20:00 

Location: UCL Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre and South Cloisters

IRDR Discussion Forum: Heritage and Disasters, Wednesday 9th March 2016

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Panel Discussion: 18:00 to 19:30, Cruciform Lecture Theatre 02, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

4th IRDR Careers and Opportunities Fair, 1st March 2016

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IRDR Careers and Opportunities Forum 2013

 UCL IRDR will hold its third Careers and Opportunities Forum on 1st March 2016, 5:00pm until 8:00pm.

5:00 - 6:00pm: Talks and Q&A Session, Roberts G06 Lecture Theatre

UCL IRDR Seminar Series 2015-2016

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Convened by Dr Gordon Ross.

"Recovery from Disaster" by Ian Davis and David Alexander. Symposium, Book Launch and Reception. Monday 12th October 2015

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Davis and Alexander Book Launch

Date/Time: Monday 12th October, Symposium: 18:00 - 19:30. Reception: 19.30 - 21:00.

UCL IRDR 5th Annual Conference, 25th June 2015

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IRDR Launch Event Audience

UCL Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre and South Cloisters, 09:00 - 20:00

A day of thought-provoking discussions, talks by experts and presentations of the latest research in risk and disaster reduction, aimed at researchers and practioners, NGOs and City professionals, and the interested public.

UCL IRDR Third Academic Summit, 24th June 2015

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Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience: Strengthening the Links between Academics and Practitioners

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