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.
Dynamic Hazards Mitigation Research Unit
Supporting the mitigation of the dynamic hazards of earthquakes, collisions, landslides, rockfalls, wind-borne debris and hail. Earthquake
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research Unit
Developing novel and advanced applications of UAS technology in disaster management practice.
Flood Management Research Unit
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.
Transport and Logistics Research Unit
Increasing the resilience of transport networks and enhance post-disaster humanitarian logistics practices by developing improved decision support systems
Community Resilience and Public Health Research Unit
Building our understanding of the social impacts of disasters and the strategies for individual and community resilience and recovery.
Infrastructure Resilience Research Unit
Advancing the field of disaster mitigation by fostering the scientific community's collaboration for critical technology.
Mission Critical Communications Research Unit
Raising awareness and understanding of the importance of resilient, interoperable communications for the public safety market.
Food Security Research Unit
Bringing together interdisciplinary expertise to develop innovative processing technologies for mitigating food security challenges
Coastal and Ocean Extremes Research Unit
Using technology to predict coastal and ocean extremes to mitigate the impacts on human activity.