Projects in the Centre for Floods, Communities and Resilience
An international evaluation of the role of Chartered Surveyors in providing professional flood risk advice on commercial property
Delivering green infrastructure in cities through a new business model.
This project explores sustainable water and drainage concepts in Nigerian urban systems and infrastructure to reduce future flood risk and water shortage through understanding communities at risk.
Children play a key, but under-researched role in flood risk management. This research project investigates flood education initiatives with young people.
The project is focused on demonstrating an approach for identifying opportunities to increase transport network resilience through catchment source control.
The 'Living Flood Histories' network has explored how situated flood narrative and memorialisation practices can bring new insights in how to engage public groups, at changing flood risk.
Organisational operational response and strategic decision making for long term flood preparedness in urban areas (SESAME)
This project aims to develop tools that encourage businesses to discover ways of becoming more resilient to floods and to appreciate how adaptation can help protect them from ongoing flood risk.
This study provides experimental insights of replicated and repeated field tests that compare floodwater ingress rates through masonry walls of domestic buildings.
RICS Education Trust project, examining the potential for mitigation of pluvial flooding in business districts through retrofitting of SUDS.
Investigating the extent to which local communities who have a history of past extreme flooding events are better equipped to cope during and after new flood events.
This project is part of the ESRC Flood Memories project, working with communities and councils to identify stories that reflect on different aspects of 'preparedness for flood risk'.
This project will address multiple interrelated water issues in a range of settings centred around community and governance practices in the contexts of local cultures, economies and climate change.
Centre for Floods, Communities and Resilience (CFCR)
The Centre focusses on a range of specific themes relating to flooding and extreme weather reflecting the diversity and interdisciplinary nature of issues concerning the development of resilient communities.
Research centres and groups
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