Thu, 12 Oct 2023 15:31:14 BST
Amidst Scotland's captivating landscapes, peatlands take centre stage. NCR researcher Jiren Xu, a Lecturer specializing in Remote Sensing & GIS at the University of Glasgow's School of Social & Environmental Sustainability, introduces his latest project. This initiative explores the potential of these 'nature-based solutions' in securing Scotland's future in the face of an ever-changing climate.
Wed, 23 Aug 2023 12:46:00 BST
Join us in welcoming our latest team member, Dr Michelle Bloor, as she takes on the role of Research Director. With a strong background in Environmental Science and Risk, Michelle brings a wealth of expertise in pollution prevention and chemical management. In addition to her work with the NCR, Michelle is currently a senior lecturer in Environmental Science and Risk at the School of Social and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Glasgow.
Wed, 23 Aug 2023 09:46:00 BST
We are delighted to welcome our Incoming Principal Investigator Professor Fabrice Renaud. In addition to his work with the NCR Fabrice is the Head of the School of Social & Environmental Sustainability at the University of Glasgow and a Professor in Environmental Risk/Community Resilience. In his introductory article, Professor Renaud outlines how the NCR will continue to support building resilient communities in Scotland.
Wed, 21 Jun 2023 12:18:00 BST
The National Centre for Resilience has been highlighted in an article by The University of Glasgow team looking at The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The article looked at how the SDGs are woven through the work of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, where The National Centre for Resilience is based.
Wed, 21 Jun 2023 11:09:00 BST
As the climate emergency intensifies, one of the major challenges facing communities in Scotland is flooding in river, coastal, and estuarine environments. Sarah Gambell writes about her latest project funded by The National Centre for Resilience
Wed, 21 Jun 2023 13:24:00 BST
The NHS estimates that about 1 in 15 people experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a condition characterised by wintertime low mood, lethargy, social isolation and overeating. Shawn Bodden, researcher in human geography at The University of Glasgow, tells us more about the project.
Wed, 21 Jun 2023 14:01:00 BST
Our NCR Cross Sector Knowledge Exchange event was delivered successfully on Wednesday the 8th of February. In response to a request from the College of Social Sciences and the College of Science and Engineering to improve connections with the work of the NCR and its partners.
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Thu, 14 Dec 2023 11:15:00 GMT
This year the Falkirk Council resilience team have been undertaking an innovative pilot project which is supporting the development of ‘Community Emergency Hubs’ in community-owned buildings across the town.