Online Doctoral School, 26-27 March 2014

The Online Doctoral School (ODS), which was a tw way workshop, was conducted on 26th and 27th March 2014 using the Blackboard Collaborate™ platform. The objective of the ODS was to transfer knowledge and develop the knowledge base of doctoral candidates. The course consisted of a series of domain expert presentations along with detailed discussion sessions that will engage participants in knowledge discovery. A panel of experts in disaster management and resilience led the discussion. 44 doctoral candidates from 27 countries participated at the ODS2014.

The presentations are available to download from the table below

Day 1/ 26th March




Welcome and Introductions

  • Prof. Srinath Perera
  • Dr. Irina Shklovski
  • Ms Alexandra Revez
  • Mr. Hans Jorgen Henriksen

9.00 to 10.00

Student introductions

10:00 to 10:30

I. Society and Disaster Resilience (compulsory module)

Prof. Andrew Collins Northumbria University, UK


10.30 to 12:00

Dr. Carolyn Hayles
Bath University, UK

Short Break

12:00 to 12:15

Keynote Speaker

Prof. David Alexander          

University College London, UK

12:15 to 13:00

Lunch Break

13:00 to 14:00

II. Disaster Management Policy in Europe
(elective module)

Dr. Kevin Lynch
NUI Galway, Ireland


14:00 to 15:30

Prof. Indirli Maurizio

Università DI Bari, Italy

Student – faculty discussion

15:30 to 16:00

Day 2/ 27th March




Welcome and review

Dr. Irina Shklovski

Ms Alexandra Revez

8:45 to 9:00

III. System Overall Resilience (elective module)

Dr. Jason Von Meding
University of Newcastle, Australia

9:00 to 10:30

Dr. Jamie MacKee

University of Newcastle, Australia

Student – faculty discussion

10:30 to 11:00

Elective modules review & feedback

Dr. Irina Shklovski

Ms. Alexandra Revez

11:00 to 12:00

Lunch Break

12:00 to 13:00

IV. Society-Environmental Relations: Social and Physical Factors in Resilience
(compulsory module)

Prof. Antonino Scarelli

Tuscia University, Italy


13:00 to 14:30

Dr. Yamuna Kaluarachchi
Kingston University, UK

Closing Discussion

  • Prof. Srinath Perera
  • Dr. Irina Shklovski
  • Ms Alexandra Revez
  • Mr. Hans Jorgen Henriksen

14:30 to 15:30

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