The International Research Institute of Disaster Science at Tohoku University has announced that this year's APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Summer School will be held from July 22 - 25.
The theme is "Supporting the interface between science and policy for decision making in disaster risk reduction." And for the first time, the Association of East Asian Research Universities (AEARU) will also be involved.
Students and faculty at Tohoku University who are interested in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and management are welcome to take part. Please follow the links below for details of the programme, and instructions on how to apply.
Event: APRU-AEARU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Summer School 2019
Date: July 22 - 25, 2019
Venue: International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University (map)
To apply, contact the organisers by email before June 30:
The Multi-Hazards Programme - which includes the summer school, a campus safety workshop and various public fora - was started in 2013 by IRIDeS and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) to address the threat of frequent natural disasters in the infamous Ring of Fire - the seismically active belt of volcanoes and tectonic plate boundaries that fringes the Pacific basin.
The main objectives of this programme are to harness the collective capacities of APRU - and AEARU - for cutting-edge research on disaster risk reduction (DRR), share disaster risk management strategies and contribute to international policy-making in order to improve DRR.
Read about last year's event: 2018 MH Summer School
Tohoku University International Exchange Division
Tel: +81 22 217-5578
International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS)
Dr. Takako Izumi, Ms Hiroko Fujii