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Welcome to the Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience

Our commitment is to work with and learn from the widest possible range of stakeholders living with hazard and risk – empowering people, fostering resilience, and improving lives, both now and in the future.

Our success stems from our capacity to approach complex problems holistically, drawing together a transdisciplinary team of experts from across the physical sciences, the social sciences and the humanities.
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News

  • COP26 Seminar Series: Finance, May 2020

    In the lead up to COP26 in Glasgow colleagues from across Durham are taking part in a series of events discussing the research within the university and beyond on the various COP26 themes. In May IHRR, the Business School and DEO will showcase Climate Fianance which is one of the themes for the COP this year. We will use this time to talk about the relationship between various aspects of finance and the climate crisis.
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  • Risk Masters (MA/MSc)

    Our Risk Masters (MA/MSc) provides a thorough grounding in theoretical and practical approaches to identifying, framing, assessing and managing risk.
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  • Brazilian Dam Collapse Could Have Been Predicted

    A study finds that a Brazilian dam collapse could have been predicted weeks in advance with latest monitoring technology.
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Risk Masters (MA/MSc)

Our Risk Masters (MA/MSc) provides a thorough grounding in theoretical and practical approaches to identifying, framing, assessing and managing risk.
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Brazilian Dam Collapse Could Have Been Predicted

A study finds that a Brazilian dam collapse could have been predicted weeks in advance with latest monitoring technology.
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Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience

Durham University 

Science Labs 

South Road

Durham 

DH1 3LE, UK 
 
Tel: +44 (0)191 3342257 

Fax: +44 (0)191 3341801