At GDRC we play a leading role in setting the disaster resilience research agenda, nationally and internationally, through real world focused research in order to create a sustainable, high quality, industry and society, which adds value to current and future stakeholders.
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As one of the key research groups in the world for disaster resilience, Huddersfield engages in world-class research across an exceptionally diverse range of sub disciplines. Our postgraduate researchers are making a significant contribution to global issues by delivering research that has a far-reaching impact. We have continued to grow the value of our research awards won in a highly competitive environment.
GDRC members have been conducting disaster management and resilience research over 20 years, and that includes the supervision of early career researchers reading towards Masters and PhD qualifications. At GDRC, you will get the opportunity to interact with world leading researchers in the field.
If you are looking for a Doctoral programme, the choice is likely to be quite narrow because the academic staff/research supervisors with expertise in your specialist area who can supervise your research may be difficult to find and will be based only a small number of universities. Whether there are large numbers of research centres with this expertise in your field or only one or two, you will want to identify which is the ‘best’:
This is what we offer at GDRC at Huddersfield.