• University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Disaster Risk Reduction in the Built Environment Early Warning systems including Risk based/informed early warning Understanding disaster risks Preparedness for response and Post-Disaster Reconstruction Gender-Responsive Disaster Risk Reduction Disaster resilience from the perspective of the social/political, economic and physical sciences Social impact of reconstruction Capacity building for disaster mitigation and reconstruction Post-conflict reconstruction Facilities and business continuity management and investment in disaster resilience

  • 1491 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
20002020

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Activities

Common understanding on multi-hazard early warning systems

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Speaker) & Dias Hemachandra (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

25 Mar 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

9th International Conference on Building Resilience

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Member of programme committee) & Richard Haigh (Member of programme committee)

13 Jan 202015 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

4th International Workshop on Multi Hazard Early Warning for Coastal Resilience and 6th CABARET Steering Committee Meeting

Dias Hemachandra (Member of programme committee), Dilanthi Amaratunga (Chair) & Richard Haigh (Chair)

5 Jan 202010 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

10th International conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Member of programme committee) & Richard Haigh (Organiser)

12 Dec 201914 Dec 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Enablers for Effective Multihazard Early Warning System: A Literature Review

Dias Hemachandra (Speaker), Richard Haigh (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Dilanthi Amaratunga (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

12 Dec 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

SFDRR, Coherence with SDGs and the Role of Government

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Invited speaker)

12 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

High Level Forum on Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Organiser), Richard Haigh (Member of programme committee) & Nuwan Dias (Organiser)

12 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Standard Operating Procedures for Tsunami Warning and Emergency Response for Sri Lanka – Table Top Exercise

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Chair), Richard Haigh (Chair) & Nuwan Dias (Organiser)

11 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

LOCALISING STRATEGIES FOR MAKING CITIES RESILIENT TO DISASTERS

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Keynote speaker)

3 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems for resilience building to extremes and disasters

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Keynote speaker)

19 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Organiser)

17 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Global uptake of Green Infrastructure (Eco-DRR)

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Invited speaker)

17 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems for resilience building to extremes and disasters

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Keynote speaker)

14 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Organiser) & Richard Haigh (Organiser)

13 May 201917 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Rapid Urbanisation: Exploring the role of the built environment in enhancing the urban mental health

Lilian Smart (Speaker), Dilanthi Amaratunga (Speaker) & Richard Haigh (Speaker)

25 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Royal Academy of Engineering (External organisation)

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Member)

1 Apr 2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (External organisation)

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Member) & Richard Haigh (Member)

1 Apr 2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Round Table discussion on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Invited speaker), Richard Haigh (Invited speaker) & Nuwan Dias (Speaker)

26 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Round Table on Multi-hazard Business Continuity Management for Small and Medium Enterprises

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Keynote speaker)

17 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Multi Hazard Early Warning Systems and Evacuation Planning

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Panelist)

17 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Technical, Legal and Socio-Cultural Complexities Involved in Communicating Coastal Based Multi-Hazard Early Warning to Jurisdictional Agencies and Response Partners

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Speaker), Richard Haigh (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Dias Hemachandra (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

ASCENT Festival 2019 (Event)

Chandana Siriwardana (Editor), Nishara Fernando (Editor), Chamal Perera (Editor), Chameera Randil (Editor), Gimhan Jayasiri (Editor), Dilanthi Amaratunga (Editor) & Richard Haigh (Editor)

Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

Advancing Skill Creation to Enhance Transformation International Conference

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Chair) & Richard Haigh (Chair)

Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Identification of capacity gaps in multi-hazard early warning in Asia

Dias Hemachandra (Speaker), Richard Haigh (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Dilanthi Amaratunga (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Role of the National Governance in Disaster Preparedness in Sri Lanka

Dias Hemachandra (Speaker), Dilanthi Amaratunga (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Richard Haigh (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

A Regional Analysis on the Role Of Multihazard Early Warnings in Coastal Community Resilience in Asia

Dias Hemachandra (Speaker), Dilanthi Amaratunga (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Richard Haigh (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

13 Dec 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The 9th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment

Richard Haigh (Chair) & Dilanthi Amaratunga (Chair)

13 Dec 201816 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

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Core Principles for Planning Public Open Spaces to Enhance Coastal Cities Resilience to Tsunamis

Chathuranganee Jayakody (Speaker), Dilanthi Amaratunga (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Richard Haigh (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

13 Dec 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Royal Academy of Engineering (External organisation)

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Member)

1 Dec 2018 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

2018 European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Organiser)

21 Nov 201823 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Understanding Urban and Local Challenges and Opportunities

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Speaker)

21 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

International Observer Report on Sri Lanka

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Invited speaker) & Richard Haigh (Invited speaker)

15 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

8th International Conference on Building Resilience (Event)

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Member) & Richard Haigh (Member)

14 Nov 201816 Nov 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Making Cities Resilient: Implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction at the Local Level

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Speaker) & Richard Haigh (Speaker)

13 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

6th Steering Committee Meeting Making Cities Resilient Campaign of UNISDR

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Member of programme committee) & Richard Haigh (Member of programme committee)

11 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Factors affecting the empowerment of women in disaster risk governance in Sri Lanka

Dias Hemachandra (Speaker), Dilanthi Amaratunga (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Richard Haigh (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Role of HEIs in achieving regional cooperation for effective multi-hazard early warnings in Asia

Dias Hemachandra (Speaker), Richard Haigh (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Dilanthi Amaratunga (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Technical, Legal and Socio-Cultural Complexities in Multi-Hazard Early Warning

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Invited speaker)

25 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

“Making Cities Resilient” and Localising Global Frameworks

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Keynote speaker)

11 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Tsunami Warning Exercise in the Indian Ocean

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Participant) & Richard Haigh (Participant)

5 Sep 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

International Symposium on Making Cities Resilient (Event)

Chamindi Malalgoda (Editor), Dilanthi Amaratunga (Editor), Richard Haigh (Editor) & Oshienemen Albert (Editor)

Sep 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

Disaster Risk Reduction Partnerships: A 2030 Vision for a Disaster Resilient Future in Sri Lanka

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Keynote speaker)

23 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Organiser)

3 Jul 20186 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Building Local Capacity for Cohesive Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in Europe: Challenges and Recommendations

Georgina Clegg (Speaker), Nuwan Dias (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Dilanthi Amaratunga (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Richard Haigh (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

21 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Tsunami Interface

Dilanthi Amaratunga (Chair) & Richard Haigh (Chair)

25 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...