Each unit focuses on tackling particular challenges in disaster management and public safety and on developing innovative solutions to meet our Research Priority Areas and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Coastal and Ocean Extremes
Using technology to predict coastal and ocean extremes to mitigate the impacts on human activity.
Community Resilience and Public Health
Building our understanding of the social impacts of disasters and the strategies for individual and community resilience and recovery.
Dynamic Hazards Mitigation
Supporting the mitigation of the dynamic hazards of earthquakes, collisions, landslides, rockfalls, wind-borne debris and hail. Earthquake
Improving the accuracy of flood risk estimation for planning purposes, and our understanding of the factors that assist our ability to manage floods in real time.
Geospatial and Location Intelligence
Studying global, continental, and local disaster related problems affecting society by utilising geospatial and location intelligence research capabilities.
Advancing the field of disaster mitigation by fostering the scientific community's collaboration for critical technology.
Mission Critical Communications
Raising awareness and understanding of the importance of resilient, interoperable communications for the public safety market.
Transport and Logistics
Increasing the resilience of transport networks and enhance post-disaster humanitarian logistics practices by developing improved decision support systems
Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Developing novel and advanced applications of UAS technology in disaster management practice.