We bring together researchers to examine current approaches to managing responses to natural and human-induced disasters.
We are building disaster resilience across the Asia Pacific region by connecting communities with industry, government and experts in mapping, detection, warning, infrastructure, risk, modelling, planning, post-disaster reconstruction and the social sciences.
Disaster research track record
The RMIT Disaster Research Network links leading researchers with community, government and industry to develop solutions for complex problems in disaster management in Australia and globally.
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Members of RMIT’s Disaster Research network are currently involved in several disaster preparedness projects.
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Members of RMIT’s Disaster Research Network are conducting several projects to improve disaster prediction, communication and response.
Recovery and reconstruction
Members of the RMIT Disaster Research Network undertake research that focuses on the recovery and reconstruction phase to assist communities rebuild.
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Collaboration and partnerships
RMIT collaborates with national and international industries, government and peak bodies.
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Education and training
The RMIT Disaster Research network promotes opportunities for candidates to undertake postgraduate education and training in all phases of the disaster cycle.
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RMIT’s specialised disaster research is conducted in the following Research Centres: