The NORDRESS office will be closed due to summer vacations from Tuesday the 5th of July until the 3rd of August.
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:
NORDRESS first PhD Edda Björk Þórðardóttir defended her Doctoral thesis at the University of Iceland on June 7th 2016. Edda Björk is the first NORDRESS doctoral student to complete her […]
Bergþóra Njála Guðmundsdóttir completed her MSc studies in Environment and Natural Resources from the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland in June 2016. Her thesis is entitled […]
On the 7th of November 2016 there will be a PhD workshop in Copenhagen with the theme ‘emerging themes in social work research’. There are still some spots available and […]
Sander Kruithof, a highschool stundent from the Netherlands has produced amazing video on the Eyjafjallajökull eruption. Have a look !
Rasmus Dahlberg, from Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research in the The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service. Áskoranir en óvíst um vandamál (Only in Icelandic)
The first NORDRESS Annual meeting will be held in Copenhagen on Monday May 9th 2016 from 10 – 18:45 followed by dinner. Agenda & list of attendance
Open symposium at the University of Iceland: Cold Disasters Risk and Resilience in the Arctic Main speakers: • Professor Ed Galea, University of Greenwich, UK, on cruise ship safety and […]
Open seminar hosted by the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland in cooperation with the British Embassy in Iceland and NORDRESS THE SCIENCE OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT Monday […]
Please be welcome to the workshop on “Volunteer organizations in disaster” that will take place at the Nordic House, Reykjavik, Monday 25/4 2015 (1300-1700). The workshop is a joint arrangement […]
Lis Klovning Hansen Montes de Oca, félagsráðgjafi og lektor í félagsráðgjöf við VIA University Collage í Árósum, flytur fyrirlestur um félagsauð og uppbyggingu í kjölfar áfalla. Fyrirlesturinn fer fram 25. […]
We draw your attention to an upcoming open symposium Emergency Management in Iceland and Sweden in the Nordic House, Iceland on January 18, 2016. Symposium January 18, 2016