• 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

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2020

Societal Impact of the Research Study on Governance of Upstream-Downstream Interface of Tsunami Early Warning - The Case of Sri Lanka

Dias, N., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Premalal, S. & Basnayake, S., 19 Mar 2020, 2019 From Innovation to Impact (FITI). IEEE, 6 p. 9037636

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2019

Application of Social Network Analysis (SNA) to Identify Communication Network Associated with Multi-Hazard Early Warning (MHEW) in Sri Lanka

Shehara, I., Siriwardana, C., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 2019, 2019 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon). IEEE, p. 141-146 6 p.

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A Regional Analysis of the Role of Multi-Hazard Early Warnings For Coastal Community Resilience in Asia

Hemachandra, K., Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D., 2019, ICSBE 2018: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment. Peradeniya: Springer Singapore, Vol. 1. p. 62-70 9 p.

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International collaboration for enhancing research and innovation in the context of disaster resilience

Perera, C., Liyanage, C., Siriwardana, C., Jayasiri, G., Randil, C. & Amaratunga, D., 4 Jul 2019, Capacity Building for Research and Innovation in Disaster Resilience: Selected papers from the International Conference on Capacity Building for Research and Innovation in Disaster Resilience. Fernando, N. & Siriwardana, C. (eds.). National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, p. 152-160 9 p.

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Model for Smart, Self-learning and Adaptive Resilience Building

Kaklauskas, A., Lill, I., Amaratunga, D. & Ubarte, I., 1 May 2019, 10th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization. Lill, I. & Witt, E. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., Vol. 2. p. 315-324 10 p. (Emerald Reach Proceedings Series).

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2018

Recommender affective system and INVAR method for an integrated analysis of the university-industry partnerships

Raslanas, S., Kaklauskas, A., Lepkova, N., Amaratunga, D. & Binkyte, A., 21 Jun 2018, 2018 7th International Conference on Computers Communications and Control, ICCCC 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 252-259 8 p.

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2017

Ageing in place, an overview for the elderly in Malaysia

Tobi, S. U. M., Fathi, M. S. & Amaratunga, D., 2017, The 2nd International Conference on Applied Science and Technology 2017: (ICAST’17). Nifa, F. A. A., Lin, C. K. & Hussain, A. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1891. p. 020101-1-020101-7 6 p. 020101

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges Associated with Integrating Global Policies on DRR And CCA In Urban Development: Asian Perspective

Dias, N., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R. & Malalgoda, C., 8 Dec 2017, 10th International Conference of Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU). Faculty of Architecture: University of Moratuwa, 12 p.

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Grounded Theory as an Approach to Explore the Use of Public Open Spaces to Enhance the Cities' Resilience to Disasters

Jayakody, C., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., Dec 2017, FARU Proceedings - 2017: “Design that cares” - multi disciplinary approaches to creating sustainable and meaningful built environments. Rajapaksha, U. (ed.). Moratuwa: Faculty of Architecture: University of Moratuwa, Vol. 2. p. 562-573 12 p.

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2016

Analysing the consequences of post conflict reconstruction

Sakalasuriya, M., Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D., 2016, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience: Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected. Domingo, N. & Wilkinson, S. (eds.). Aukland: Massey University, p. 1012-1021 10 p.

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Building community resilience within involuntary displacements by enhancing collaboration between host and displaced communities: A literature synthesis

Sridarran, P., Keraminiyage, K. & Amaratunga, D., 27 May 2016, Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016: Volume II - Environmental Opportunies and Challenges. Constructing Commitment and Acknowledging Human Experiences. Prins, M., Wamelink, H., Giddings, B., Ku, K. & Feenstra, M. (eds.). Tampere University of Technology. Department of Civil Engineering, p. 114-127 14 p. (Tampere University of Technology. Department of Civil Engineering. Construction Management and Economics. Report).

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Community integration and participation to improve the built environment of the Post-Disaster Involuntary Relocations

Sridarran, P., Keraminiyage, K. & Amaratunga, D., Aug 2016, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (IIIRR). Kandy, Sri Lanka, p. 160-166 7 p.

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Consequences of involuntary relocations that affect the process of recovery: A literature review

Sridarran, P., Keraminiyage, K. & Amaratunga, D., 2016, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience: Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected. Domingo, N. & Wilkinson, S. (eds.). Aukland: Massey University, p. 361-371 11 p.

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Development of a professional doctoral programme in built environment to enhance societal resilience to disasters

Babatunde, S., Ginige, K., Adeniyi, O., Perera, S. & Amaratunga, D., 31 Jul 2016, Proceedings of the 5th World Construction Symposium: Greening Environment, Eco-Innovations & Entrepreneurship. Sandanayake, Y. G., Karunasena, G. I. & Ramachandra, T. (eds.). p. 153-161 9 p.

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Intelligent MOOC for the disaster resilience DPROF programme

Kaklauskas, A., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Ubartė, I. & Kuzminske, A., 2016, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience: Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected. Domingo, N. & Wilkinson, S. (eds.). Auckland: Massey University, p. 457-466 10 p.

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Knowledge Gaps in the Construction Industry to Increase Societal Resilience: A Local and National Government Perspective

Malalgoda, C., Amaratunga, D., Keraminiyage, K. & Haigh, R., 26 May 2016, Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016: Volume V - Advancing products and services. Achour, N. (ed.). Tampere University of Technology. Department of Civil Engineering, Vol. 5. p. 543-556 14 p. (Tampere University of Technology. Department of Civil Engineering. Construction Management and Economics. Report).

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Knowledge gaps in the construction industry to increase societal resilience to disasters

Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Malalgoda, C. & Keraminiyage, K., 9 Sep 2016, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience: Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected. Domingo, N. & Wilkinson, S. (eds.). Auckland: Massey University, p. 1089-1099 11 p.

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Local governments and disaster risk reduction: A conceptual framework

Malalgoda, C., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 9 Sep 2016, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience: Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected. Domingo, N. & Wilkinson, S. (eds.). Auckland: Massey University, p. 699-709 11 p.

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Making cities resilient to disasters: “new” ten essentials

Panda, A. & Amaratunga, D., Sep 2016, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience: Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected. Domingo, N. & Wilkinson, S. (eds.). Aukland: Massey University, p. 109-129 21 p.

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Planning and designing public open spaces as a strategy for disaster resilient cities: A review of literature

Jayakody, C., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., Sep 2016, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit: Building the Future 'sustainable and resilient environments'. Rajapaksha, U. (ed.). Colombo: Faculty of Architecture: University of Moratuwa, p. 156-168 13 p.

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Professional education in disaster resilience in the built environment

Malalgoda, C., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Keraminiyage, K. & Weeresinghe, S., Aug 2016, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (IIIRR). Kandy, Sri Lanka, p. 167-175 9 p.

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The Challenges and Obstacles of Post-Disaster Road Infrastructure Reconstruction in the Pre-Construction Phase

Hayat, E., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 5 Jan 2016, 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management. p. 47-57 11 p. SECM/15/082

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The consequences of post conflict reconstruction: a review of literature

Sakalasuriya, M., Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D., Aug 2016, 12th International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (IIIRR). Kandy, Sri Lanka, p. 153-159 7 p.

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The role of accountability within disaster risk governance

Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R. & Hettige, S., 9 Sep 2016, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience: Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected. Domingo, N. & Wilkinson, S. (eds.). Auckland: Massey University, p. 688-698 11 p.

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The use of Public Open Spaces for Disaster Resilient Urban Cities

Jayakody, C., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., Aug 2016, 12th International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (IIIRR). Kandy, Sri Lanka, p. 146-152 7 p.

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The use of public open spaces to enhance the coastal urban cities' resilience to tsunamis

Jayakody, C., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 2016, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience: Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected. Domingo, N. & Wilkinson, S. (eds.). Aukland: Massey University, p. 1022-1030 9 p.

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2015

An evaluation of the current urban design process in order to derive critical success factors for the creation of a potential new urban design process framework

Dias, M., Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, D. & Curwell, S., Dec 2015, "Making built environments responsive": Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU). Rajapasksha, U. (ed.). Faculty of Architecture: University of Moratuwa, p. 321-332 12 p.

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Gender equity in disaster early warning systems

De Silva, K., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., Dec 2015, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit: "Making built environments responsive". Rajapasksha, U. (ed.). Faculty of Architecture: University of Moratuwa, p. 253-266 14 p.

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Integrating universities with the built environment practice and the communities in disaster management education

Malalgoda, C., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R. & Keraminiyage, K., Dec 2015, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit: "Making built environments responsive". Rajapasksha, U. (ed.). Faculty of Architecture: University of Moratuwa, p. 433-446 14 p.

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Moving from 2015 to 2030: Challenges and opportunities for higher education in developing resilience to disasters

Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D., Dec 2015, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit: "Making built environments responsive". Rajapaksha, U. (ed.). Faculty of Architecture: University of Moratuwa, p. 215-225 11 p.

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Policy Analysis in Prioritising Societal Challenges: the Case of Sri Lanka

Liyanage, C., Ginige, K., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., Jul 2015, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Building Resilience. Mackee, J., Giggins, H., Gajendran, T. & Herron, S. (eds.). p. 453-465 13 p.

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Professional doctorates: applicability to the construction industry in increasing societal resilience to disasters

Malalgoda, C., Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Perera, S. & Adeniyi, O., 23 Jul 2015, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Building Resilience. Mackee, J., Giggins, H., Gajendran, T. & Herron, S. (eds.). p. 615-626 12 p.

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South Asia and societal challenges: a regional perspective

Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Liyanage, C. & Hettiarachchi, S., Dec 2015, "Making built environments responsive": Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU). Rajapaksha, U. (ed.). Faculty of Architecture: University of Moratuwa, p. 25-40 16 p.

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Third Revolution Digital Technology in Disaster Early Warning

De Silva, K., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 13 Dec 2015,  Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management ICSECM. p. 68-76 9 p.

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2014

A Critical Review on Disaster Preparedness of the Emirati Energy Sector

Al Khaili, K., Pathirage, C. & Amaratunga, D., 4 May 2014, Proceedings of the International Conference on Construction in a Changing World. CIB 2014: International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction. 15 p.

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Contributions of Women Managers to the UK Construction Industry

Thayaparan, M., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., May 2014, Proceedings of the International Conference on Construction in a Changing World. Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Keraminiyage, K., Ruddock, L., Kulatunga, U. & Pathirage, C. (eds.). University of Salford, 17 p.

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2010

Capacity building of disaster waste management for disaster risk reduction

Karunasena, G., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 12 p.

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Community Risk Assessment for disaster risk reduction: Challenges and future

Kulatunga, U., Mostafa Zaman, A. K. M., Abdul Ahad Biswan, A. K. M., Parvez, A. & Amaratunga, D., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010 : Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. London

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Developing a conceptual framework for investigating the resilience of construction SMEs and their supply chains against extreme weather events

Wedawatta, G., Ingirige, B. & Amaratunga, D., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Gender inequality in post disaster reconstruction: Does it prevail?

Thurairajah, N., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 21 p.

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Identification of disaster knowledge factors: Preliminary findings

Seneviratne, K., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R. & Pathirage, C., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 16 p.

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Implementation of project risk management principles in community based post disaster housing reconstruction projects

Ophiyandri, T., Amaratunga, D. & Pathirage, C., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 13 p.

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Mainstreaming women's needs with disaster risk reduction in the built environment - preliminary findings

Ginige, K., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 18 p.

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Post conflict housing reconstruction: Sustainability perspectives of human settlements

Seneviratne, K., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 14 p.

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Reforming HEI to improve skills and knowledge on disaster resilience among construction professionals

Thayaparan, M., Siriwardena, M., Malalgoda, C., Amaratunga, D., Kaklauskas, A. & Lill, I., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 21 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Role of the local governments in disaster risk reduction

Malalgoda, C., Amaratunga, D. & Pathirage, C., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 18 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Social enterprise applications in an Urban facilities management setting

Mohd Tobi, S. U. & Amaratunga, D., 1 Dec 2010, ARCOM 2010: Proceedings 26th Annual ARCOM Conference. Egbu, C. (ed.). Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Vol. 2. p. 1351-1360 10 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

The life cycle process model for efficient construction manager: Conceptual modelling at the level of personality and at micro, meso and macro levels

Kaklauskas, A., Amaratunga, D. & Lill, I., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010 : Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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The role of spatial analysis in resettlement programmes

Piyatadsananon, P., Amaratunga, D. & Keraminiyage, K., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 14 p.

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Vulnerability reduction of infrastructure reconstruction projects

Palliyaguru, R., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 1 Dec 2010, COBRA 2010: Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 22 p.

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