• University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

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Biography

Professor Richard Haigh joined the University of Huddersfield in 2014 as Co-Director of the Global Disaster Resilience Centre, now located in the Department of Biological and Geographic Sciences, School of Applied Sciences. This multi-disciplinary Centre is committed to excellence in research and collaboration to improve the resilience of nations and communities to disasters.

In 2019, Richard won the Newton Prize for Indonesia, in collaboration with his colleagues, Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga, and and Dr Harkunti Rahayu from Institut Teknologi Bandung, for a project that is helping to protect coastal communities from the devastation caused by coastal hazards such as flooding and tsunamis.

Research Expertise and Interests

His research interests are in field of disaster resilience in the built environment, with a focus on disaster risk governance and accountability, multi-hazard early warning and the last mile, convergence of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption, and post-conflict reconstruction. 

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Research Expertise and Interests

  • Disaster Management
  • Natural Hazards
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Disaster Planning
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Disaster Risk Governance
  • Disaster Studies
  • Early Warning

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