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March 2017

Speakers Series: Dr. Michael Rumsewicz – “International Research Linking Knowledge to Action”

March 29 @ 1:25 pm - 2:15 pm
New East Building, 102 New East
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Dr. Michael Rumsewicz, Research Director, Natural Hazards and Bushfire CRC - "International Research Linking Knowledge to Action" Dr. Michael Rumsewicz will discuss his role as the Research Director of the Natural Hazards and Bushfire Research Centre in Australia to include their emphasis on applied work. He will also discuss linkage of their Centre and greater Australia with the UNC-based Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence to include the emerging international learning lab concept - providing a means for researchers, students and practitioners to engage…

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April 2017

Speakers Series: Dr. Patricia McAnany – “Anthropological Perspectives on Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation”

April 5 @ 1:25 pm - 2:15 pm
New East Building, 102 New East
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Dr. Patricia McAnany, Kenan Eminent Professor in the Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - "Anthropological Perspectives on Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation" Dr. Patricia McAnany will discuss the conditions that have historically helped or hindered a community’s ability to adapt to changing climates over time, focusing on how lessons from the past may inform the ability of 21st century communities to adapt. Dr. McAnany is author of "Questioning Collapse: Human Resilience, Ecological Vulnerability, and the Aftermath…

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Speakers Series: David Hill and Andy Fox – “Disasters and Design”

April 19 @ 1:25 pm - 2:15 pm

David Hill (Professor – Architecture) and Andy Fox (Associate Professor – Landscape Architecture), N.C. State University - "Disasters and Design" Andy Fox Professors Andy Fox and David Hill will discuss their work at the NCSU School of Design, to include their Coastal Dynamics Lab and post-Hurricane Matthew work in Eastern North Carolina. This includes an overview of NCSU-hosted Design Week, which involves assisting Kinston, Greenville and Windsor North Carolina with discreet post-disaster issues and challenges. Emphasis…

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Triangle Resilience Student Research Symposium

April 21 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Biltmore Conference Room, Europa Center, 100 Europa Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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The Carolina Hazards and Resilience Planners are hosting the Triangle Resilience Student Research Symposium all day on Friday, April 21, at the Europa Center in Chapel Hill. The event will serve as a way for graduate students from UNC, Duke and NC State to present their research, connect across the universities and prepare for a career in the field, with panels and breakout sessions on: Working in the field of climate change given the current political climate Addressing equity in hazard mitigation and disaster recovery planning Breaking down…

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