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Durham University

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience


Internationally-recognised leaders in developing resilient, research-informed approaches to hazard and risk

We are a world-leading research institute in hazard, risk and resilience based at Durham University. We support innovative research and training for use in policy and practice, collaborating directly with communities, Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and governments.

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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IHRR Small Grant Call 2018/19

(21 November 2018)

At the beginning of each academic year the Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (IHRR) offers small grants to provide support for any individual, or group of researchers, within the University who have an interest in hazard, risk and/or resilience.

The aim of the small grants scheme is to support research activities linked to IHRR at Durham University. We are keen to support the following activities: pilot studies, growing research capacity, developing research networks, delivering impact and dissemination in the broad fields of hazard, risk and resilience with a preference for interdisciplinary work. The funds can be used to: pump-prime new research; organise workshops or meetings; develop marketing materials; or impact facing work.

The maximum normally awarded to any single proposal will be £2000 and partial funding of proposals is a possibility.

The closing date is 7th December 2018.

Further information and the application form can be found here.