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  Early fire detection for effective disaster management using Artificial Intelligence Technology
  Research Group: Visual Computing
  Mr I Mehmood
Applications accepted all year round

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Disaster management, as a hybrid research area, has attracted the attention of many research communities such as business, computer science, health sciences, and environmental sciences.
  Protection and agency of vulnerable and marginalised persons in disaster prevention and management: A human rights based approach.
  Dr M Aronsson-Storrier
Applications accepted all year round

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It is widely acknowledged that disasters, such as devastating earthquakes, cyclones or tsunamis, disproportionality affect the already marginalised, and create negative cycles of marginalisation and poverty, as well as that such disasters are not the result of natural hazards, but rather of hazards in combination with human-made vulnerabilities (eg Wisner et al 2004; Kelman et al 2016).
  Understanding the impact of building regulations and planning policies on achieving sustainable and resilient cities
  Dr K Chmutina
Applications accepted all year round

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It is commonly agreed that building regulations and planning policies play an important role in reducing disaster risks; yet there is little understanding about disaster risk creation in the contexts where building regulations and planning policies are absent or poorly implemented.
  Exploring appropriate disaster risk awareness raising methods among informal construction sector
  Dr K Chmutina
Applications accepted all year round

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Rapid but often poorly controlled urbanisation and the increase in construction delivered by informal workers with low levels of education and vocational training in locations highly vulnerable to impacts of natural hazards is common in Low and Middle-Income Countries around the world.
  Community Resilience – Benefit or Burden?
  Dr T Coates
Applications accepted all year round

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Community resilience has become a central part of disaster management approaches over recent years, adopted by policymakers and practitioners’ worldwide.
  Analysing drone footage for detecting change in man-made environments
  Dr G Vogiatzis
Applications accepted all year round

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One of the major applications of aerial surveillance is the monitoring and detection of change in man-made environments.
  Effectiveness of arts-based interventions in multi-cultural environments
  Prof M Henshaw
Application Deadline: 1 March 2020

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There is an increasing number of examples of art (visual and auditory) being used to influence behaviours in public spaces, but it is recognised that appreciation and response to art is significantly influenced by national and/or ethnic culture.
  Design and Development of Collaborative UAV Network Platform
  Dr E Kanjo
Application Deadline: 2 October 2019

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Small drones are being utilized in monitoring, transport, safety and disaster management, and other domains.
  The use of space technologies in international development: opportunities and challenges
  Dr Shonil Bhagwat, Dr S Schwenzer
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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Recovery from emergency situations such as earthquakes, tsunamis or floods should be considered in relation to long-term development and the reduction of vulnerability, frequently called the ‘ReliefDevelopment Continuum’ and ‘Developmental Relief’ in the 1990s, and ‘Recovery Plus’ and ‘Build Back Better’ in recent times (Twigg, 2015).
  Scholarships available for SECReT: The International Training Centre for Security and Crime Related Research Degrees

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SECReT. The International Training Centre for Security and Crime Related Research Degrees View All CDTs UCL SECReT SECReT.
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