UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction


PhD study

The IRDR is devoted to producing world-leading research across the natural, social and human sciences, dedicated to global risk and disaster reduction. Our research students are crucial to this mission. We pride ourselves on welcoming and supporting excellent research students from all around the world who wish to contribute to our goals and to our research community.

In the IRDR, we have a welcoming and inclusive scholarly community in which research students play an integral part. As a research student, you will actively contribute to the research that we collectively produce. In addition to the supervisory team, we have regular annual events and workshops in which doctoral students play a central part and in which we showcase the research being carried out in our department.