Risk and Disaster Reduction
Understanding global risks, disaster reduction and humanitarian crises presents a major challenge that requires coordinated and collaborative action. The Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction aims to achieve leadership in risk, disaster reduction and emergency response both in the UK and internationally. The Institute brings together multidisciplinary teaching and research that has global impact. We focus on equipping our students with the knowledge and skills required for a fulfilling career in risk and disaster reduction, whether in academia or in industry. Students benefit from our strong sector links, active networks and engaged alumni community, as well as a full calendar of events, seminars and workshops designed to enhance their understanding and extend their professional networks.