Built Infrastructre for Older People's Care in Conditions of Climate Change (BIOPICCC)
This project addresses the impacts of climate change on infrastructure that provides care for older people within areas of the UK that will be most affected by storms, floods and heatwaves.
A multidisciplinary project studying the physical environment of the continental interiors and vulnerabilities of communities who live in these areas.
Regeneration of Brownfield Using Sustainable Technologies (ROBUST)
ROBUST investigates the role of sustainable technologies for recovering brownfield land and is searching for ways to transform land formerly used by industry into a valuable resource.
Use of the tipping point metaphor in academia and the media has accelerated recently. Through a series of work packages that bring together researchers from the sciences and humanities, this project will discover how 'tipping point' is used and whether it describes actual socioeconomic or physical events in the world we live in.
SaFE investigates the use of security protocols, pre-emptions and technologies to safeguard against future terrorist attacks.
GMFuturos is a cross-cultural comparative study on the debates, perceptions and practices surrounding GM technologies in Mexico, Brazil and India.
International Landslide Centre
The International Landslide Centre seeks to undertake fundamental research into landslides with emphasis given to landslides in developing countries. It provides direct assistance to people affected by landslide disasters and assists with development capabilities to cope with and mitigate against landslides.
A national demonstration test catchment for monitoring the River Eden to reduce risks of diffuse pollution from agriculture.
Climate Change and Migration: knowledge, law and policy and theory.
A network of researchers throughout Durham University working on multiple facets of climate change research.