Professor Terrence Fernando, Director, and Dulcidio Coelho, Technical Director, THINKlab, University of Salford, talk to Abigail Tomkins at the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) NATURAL disasters are occurring more frequently in South Asia. Floods, earthquakes, landslides and droughts can wipe out many years of development progress in a single catastrophic event. Alongside response
Disaster risk reduction
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced 141 new international development research projects that is aimed at tackling global challenges such as environmental disasters, education for children living through conflict and malnutrition. These awards aim to bring together a wide range of researchers and experts from across the UK and developing countries to generate innovative
The University of Salford THINKlab has been awarded almost £1 million from the UK Research and Innovation Collective Fund to develop an advanced digital platform.
THINKlab handover the MOBILISE digital platform to Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Centre and National Building Research Organisation.
The MOBILISE team visited Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Centre (DMC) and National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) to ensure the smooth handover of the new MOBILISE digital platform for strengthening their disaster risk reduction activities.