Global Disaster Resilience Centre Pulications

GDRC members have been publishing their research output and our vision have been to invest our efforts in generating high quality publications that are internationally outstanding, displaying a very high level of originality, significance and rigour, innovative and potentially agenda setting, and is, or is likely to be, an essential point of reference for work in its field.  We:

  • Are the Founding Editors in chief of the International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, the leading journal in the field.
  • Publish our papers in paper reviewed high quality Journals and in peer reviewed international conference proceedings
  • Act as editors of international conference proceedings
  • Publish our work as books and in book chapters
  • Produce reports, practice notes and policy guidance

You can read publications (journal papers and refereed conference papers)  written by GDRC members  by visiting the University of Huddersfield repository :

Full proceedings of International Conference


The full proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Building Resilience, Incorporating the 3rd Annual Conference of the ANDROID Disaster Resilience Network has just been published in a volume of Procedia Economics and Finance, Volume 18, Pages 1-976 (2014), with full open access and indexed in ScienceDirect by ELSEVIER (ISSN: 2212-5671).

This volume includes selected papers presented at the 4th International Conference on Building Resilience, held in MediaCity, Salford Quays, United Kingdom from 8th – 11th September 2014. The conference was organised by: the Centre for Disaster Resilience, University of Salford, United Kingdom; the Global Disaster Resilience Centre (GDRC), University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom; and the ANDROID Disaster Resilience Network, a project of the EU Lifelong Learning Programme.

The volume consists of 976 pages with 119 full peer reviewed research papers.  The Editorial and all 119 papers can be accessed at:

This volume has been edited by GDRC Professors Richard Haigh and Dilanthi Amaratunga.

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Procedia Economics and Finance

What is Procedia - Economics and Finance? Launching in February 2012, Procedia - E+F is an e-only product focusing entirely on publishing high quality conference proceedings. Procedia - E+F enables fast dissemination so conference delegates can publish their papers in a dedicated online issue on ScienceDirect, which is then made freely available worldwide.