ANU Disaster Risk Science Institute

The Disaster Risk Science Institute draws together ANU’s interdisciplinary expertise through an integrated approach that spans the STEM-HASS interface.

The Institute aims to:

  • create new research opportunities and education initiatives
  • reduce the impact of economic losses through better predictive capability
  • improve hazard assessment mapping in time and space
  • improve adaptation and capacity building at government and community levels
  • deliver better societal and ecological outcomes post disaster
  • develop knowledge to mitigate risks associated with disasters