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Office location: Rm 38, 2nd floor, South Wing, UCL Main Quadrangle
UCL students and graduates are regarded by the IRDR as great assets. The IRDR supports student societies and graduate-led disaster risk reduction and development projects aimed at increasing resilience.
Thinking Development is a collaborative, imaginative and sustainable design project connecting a community of nuns, teachers and schoolgirls in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, with a group of UCL postgraduate designers, documenters and development planners, associated with and supported by the IRDR. The IRDR has supported Thinking Development since its launch in 2010 and hosted joint events and provided infrastructure.
Geology for Global Development and Engineers without Borders. The IRDR hosted a student Forum in October 2012. Outcome – UCL chapters of Geologists for Global Development and Engineers without Borders will join the Sustainable Resource Development in the Himalaya programme, Ladakh, 2014 which the IRDR is partnering, as a move towards cross-disciplinary student projects.