MOBILISE

New digital platform helps THINKlab’s partners integrate more effectively

The University of Salford’s THINKlab has developed a digital platform which allows a range of heterogenous sensor networks to be integrated so project partners can effectively monitor rising rivers and rainfall which can lead to floods and landslides. The digital platform will be used in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Pakistan, three low-middle income countries whose

UKRI announces international development research programme awards

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

THINKlab Launch: MOBILISE 2.0

The University of Salford’s THINKlab is pleased to announce the launch of the MOBILISE digital platform version 2.0 with a range of new features for supporting disaster risk reduction and response for natural disasters.

Second MOBILISE Project Consortium Event planned for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The MOBILISE Project Consortium will organise its second project workshop on “A Collaborative Multi-Agency Platform for Building Resilient Communities” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 29 – 31 October 2018. The event is funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The workshop is being coordinated by

MOBILISE builds global partnership against natural disasters

THINKlab’s £1.2M research project MOBILISE is developing digital infrastructure to protect communities from natural disasters in Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Malaysia. Experts from Salford are working with local agencies to better plan for disasters like floods and earthquakes by exploiting the latest information and communication technologies. As part of the EPSRC-funded project, the SoBE team have