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EQC grant for Mātauranga Māori research centre at Massey

Friday 10 July 2020
Massey University has secured funding from the Earthquake Commission to establish a new centre for Mātauranga Māori disaster research.
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Massey researchers receive funding for COVID-19 wellbeing response

Wednesday 8 July 2020
Massey researchers have received $126,000 from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment COVID-19 Innovation Acceleration Fund for research on a psychosocial response and recovery framework...
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JCDR awarded Massey University Research Medal

Congratulations, team JCDR!

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Raj Prassana secures significant project funding for community-led earthquake sensor projects

Senior Lecturer Raj Prassana has recently secured significant and sought-after funding for interlinking projects to conduct the first two phases of investigation into earthquake early-warning systems.

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Third successful RRANZ Tier 1 Course held in Hamilton

Going from strength to strength, the third Tier 1 Response and Recovery Leadership Programme course saw its participants hear from leading experts on a wide variety of aspects of response and recovery.

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Professor David Johnston awarded Distinguished Fellowship in China

JCDR Director Professor David Johnston was recently awarded a Distinguished Fellowship through the New Zealand Centre at Peking University, China.

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South Korean Government delegation visit JCDR

Representatives from the Ministry of Interior and Safety of the Republic of Korea visited JCDR recently.

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Denise Blake presents at ISCHP Conference

Senior Lecturer Denise Blake has recently attended the International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP) conference in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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Smart Resilient Cities workshop

Earlier in August, JCDR hosted a Smart Resilient Cities workshop.

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The Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Young Science Leaders’ Forum

JCDR helped to organise this year's Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Young Science Leaders’ Forum, hosted at Government House, Wellington.

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Second RRANZ RRLP Tier One Cohort successfully completed

The second Tier One RRANZ Response and Recovery Leadership Programme face-to-face component took place from September 30 - October 4 in Christchurch.

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QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting

The Te Hiranga Rū QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting was held last month, for the first time in Whakatū Nelson.

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Christine Kenney participates in UK conference

Associate Professor Christine Kenney has just returned from the Combined Dealing with Disasters, UK Alliance for Disaster Research, Disasters Research Group and UK Collaborative for Development Research 2019 conference.

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JCDR wins big at EMPA awards

A massive congratulations is in order for Julia Becker and Emma Hudson Doyle and their wider team who were recognised at the Annual EMPA Awards for Excellence in Emergency Communication last week, taking out the 2019 Research Award.

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