UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction

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The 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change

Published: Jun 24, 2015 11:08:00 AM

IRDR Report 2015 Cover

Newly published IRDR Annual Report 2015

Published: Jun 16, 2015 4:33:00 PM

The threat from space weather

Published: Jun 16, 2015 4:29:00 PM

Contact IRDR

Email: irdr-enquiries@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02031081101

Ext: 51101

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

Join the Institute

Join the Institute

There are two categories of Institute membership:

  • UCL staff and student members
  • Non-UCL members

Both of which entitle members to a range of IRDR benefits:

All members

  • Can attend IRDR events
  • Can apply for IRDR funding for small projects, travel, and visitors
  • Can apply for IRDR studentships & fellows


  • Use of central Institute resources
  • Use of Institute space

Mailing Lists:

The IRDR uses two different mailing lists, here you can sign up. 

IRDR-info - This mailing list is used for our termly newsletters and to invite our associates to our largest events. The newsletters include latest news about IRDR research, events, courses, and research impact. Approximately 5 emails per year.

IRDR-members - This mailing list is used for reminders about all of our events, in addition to highlighting certain opportunities and external events that may be of interest to our members. Relevant to members who are based in UCL or London. Approximately 1 email per week.

Publications policy for the Institute

All staff or students directly funded from the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction must use the affiliation in their publications as 'UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction', followed by affiliation(s) of the departments they are working in.

All members of the Institute working on any project under the IRDR themes  should add 'UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction' as a secondary affiliation.

Become a member of the Institute

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