EMCR Speaker Series: Communicating Science and Risk with Dr. Brianne Suldovsky and Dr. Lauren Frank 4/8

In an era of climate change and global pandemics, engaging the public with environmental and health risks has never been more important. The first talk will cover the basics of risk communication, including how publics perceive risks and best practices in risk communication. The second talk will highlight risk communication during COVID-19 and the role of entertainment education in reaching...
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TAG, WE’RE IT Speaker Series: Voices on Resilience

02/25/2021 A global public health crisis that has exposed and exacerbated inequities. Raging wildfires. And the ever-looming Big One. As we navigate the challenges of a changing environment, building resilience — our capacity to prepare for, adapt to, and grow in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or disaster — has never been more critical. Join us as our panelists bring their...
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Publication Announcement: “Cultural and spiritual significance of nature: Guidance for protected and conserved area governance and management”

It is my pleasure to share this recently published open access co-authored book entitled "Cultural and spiritual significance of nature: Guidance for protected and conserved area governance and management" published by The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). It was humbling to collaborate with this amazing group of international scholars, practitioners, policymakers, and...
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Emergency Management and Community Resilience (EMCR) Monthly Speaker Series Begins Jan. 21

Please virtually join us for Portland State University's Emergency Management and Community Resilience (EMCR) Program monthly speaker series 'Toward Resilient Futures'. We will be hosting talks from the faculty of the EMCR program from January thru September. I'm kicking off the series with the first talk on January 21, 12-1:30 pm PDT. I'll be talking about lessons learned from our applied...
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Publication Announcement: “Anatomy of disaster recoveries: Tangible and intangible short-term recovery dynamics following the 2015 Nepal earthquakes”

Our team is pleased to announce the second publication from the Nepal Critical Transitions Project in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, entitled "Anatomy of disaster recoveries: Tangible and intangible short-term recovery dynamics following the 2015 Nepal earthquakes." The highlights and abstract follow. Thank you to all of our wonderful collaborators (please see...
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Press Release: “Navigating multidimensional household recoveries following the 2015 Nepal earthquakes”

It is my pleasure to share our first publication from the Nepal Critical Transitions Project in the journal World Development entitled “Navigating multidimensional household recoveries following the 2015 Nepal earthquakes.” This article would not have been possible without the help of many. Thanks to: Meeta S. Pradhan Purushotam Bhattarai Parbati Gurung Selina Nakarmi Ichchha Thapa Magar Mul...
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