Welcome to NORDRESS

– the Nordic Centre of Excellence on Resilience and Societal Security.


NORDRESS is a Centre of Excellence under the Social Security Programme of NordForsk. Its aim is to carry out multidisciplinary studies to enhance societal security and resilience to natural disasters. Partners from 15 institutions in all Nordic countries will join forces to increase the resilience of individuals, communities, infrastructure and institutions.

The NordForsk Social Security Programme is funded by:



Mobility grants have been awarded to: WP 4.3 to promote NORDRESS work at the Citizen Science Association 2017 Conference (CSA2017) in Minnesota. WP 4.2 for a field work in Iceland. […]

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From Gap to Caps

A member of the NORDRESS team Dr. Björn Karlsson delivered recently the final report of his Task in the EU project „From Gaps to Caps“ (Risk Management Capability on Gaps Identification […]


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SOURCE conference

                    SOURCE Societal Security Conference  GLOBAL THREATS LOCAL ACTORS 21-22 March, Haus der Europäischen Union, Vienna   (For PhD students applying for travel […]

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NEEDS 2 | Call for papers The NEEDS 2 conference aims to explore current trends in disaster and emergency management and research. The conference wishes to encourage a broad, multidisciplinary […]