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The Joint Centre for Disaster Research is an international centre for research and teaching in disaster risk and emergency management.

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We offer emergency management programmes to students worldwide, plus short courses, workshops and research opportunities.

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Research expertise

Our research is multidisciplinary and relevant to the real world. It focuses on psychological aspects of disasters and emergency response and recovery.

Emergency management research

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Staff

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Head of Joint Centre for Disaster Research - Professor David Johnston

We have world-class staff with real-life disaster experience.

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The Joint Centre for Disaster Research is a joint venture with the School of Psychology in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey, and GNS Science.

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