We congratulate our NORDRESS partners, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Deanne Bird & Emmanuel Pagneux who recently published the research article What can we learn from previous generations? Álftaver´s experience of the 1918 […]
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:
CONFIRMATION OF PROJECT CONCLUSION
NordForsk has approved the final report of NORDRESS and declared the project concluded
One of the main newspapers in Iceland interviewed Guðrún Gísladóttir
Guðrún Gísladóttir and Deanne Bird observed and interviewed visitors in a hazardous area, where warning signs did not attract the necessary attention. One of the main newspapers in Iceland interviewed […]
Disaster-zone research needs a code of conduct
Dear partners, here is some food for thought on the need for a code of conduct in disaster zone research. Disaster-zone research needs a code of conduct
Arna Hauksdóttir and Unnur Anna Valdimarsdóttir in the news
Arna Hauksdóttir and Unnur Anna Valdimarsdóttir , from University of Iceland in the The Icelandic newspaper Visir. Bestu vinkour í vísindum (only in Icelandic)
Two million Euro grant from the European Research Council
Unnur Anna Valdimarsdóttir, Professor of Epidemiology University of Iceland and NORDRESS partner, has been awarded a 2 million Euro grant from the European Research Council (ERC). She will conduct pioneering […]
NORDRESS annual meeting
NORDRESS annual meeting 2019 will be held in the Axel Guldsmeden hotel on November 21st. The meeting will start at 10:00 and we plan to finish at 17:00.
NSSA workshop in November 2019 on Coping with Disasters is open for application
We would like to draw your attention to the NSSA funded Workshop on Coping with Disasters. This hands-on workshop explores the role of psychological first aid, art and spirituality in […]
New Course on Coping with Disasters this fall
The University of Iceland has agreed to host a course on Coping with Disasters, which will lead up to a 4-day workshop hosted by the NSSA. This is an introductory […]
A call from NordForsk
Dear Partners, We draw your attention to a call from NordForsk that you may find interesting and where the NORDRESS network could be useful. Please note that the time is […]
PhD course on Global Disaster Studies: Past, Present and Future
The course will be cohosted by COPE and the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen from 4-6 December 2019. The purpose of this course is to provide […]
Exploring societal resilience: big problems, big concepts, big solutions?
Institute for Societal Resilience (ISR) welcomes you to register your interest in participating in their international colloquium: “Exploring societal resilience: big problems, big concepts, big solutions?”. The colloquium is endorsed […]