UN-Habitat is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future. Its mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all.
Senior Human Settlements Officer
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) works towards the substantial reduction of disaster risk and losses to ensure a sustainable future.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
UNESCO seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture. UNESCO's programmes contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals defined in Agenda 2030, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network. It advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves. It provides expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations.
Team Leader (OIC), Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery
Campus Cumbayá, Diego de Robles s/n, Quito 170901, Ecuador.
Kings Cross, London WC1E 6DE.
UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering is a multidisciplinary department with a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research. We currently hold a substantial EPSRC research portfolio in civil engineering, with research projects and centres linking with industry leaders, reflecting a broad multidisciplinary view of the engineering world.
Professor of Earthquake Engineering
Director UCL Quantitative and Applied Spatial Economics Research Laboratory
South Wing University College London, Rm 38, 2nd floor, Main Quadrangle, London WC1E 6BT.
Understanding global risks and reducing disasters presents a major challenge that requires coordinated and collaborative action. The Institute aims to achieve leadership in risk and disaster reduction both in the UK and internationally.
Queen's Building, University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TR, UK.
Our multi-disciplinary research addresses the global need for delivering long-term, sustainable performance of existing and new infrastructure systems.
University of Bristol, Beacon House, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1QU, UK.
Part of the internationally acclaimed Faculty of Science, our school is one of the leading centres for research and teaching in the Earth Sciences, having been ranked in the top four UK departments of its kind since 2001.
University of Bristol, Beacon House, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1QU, UK.
SPAIS – the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies – is an interdisciplinary research and teaching environment with close to sixty academic staff, where prominent scholars of sociology and politics and international relations teach and research on pressing theoretical questions and engage in cutting-edge empirical research.
UCT is an inclusive and engaged research-intensive African university that inspires creativity through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship; enhancing the lives of its students and staff, advancing a more equitable and sustainable social order and influencing the global higher education landscape.
Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK.
We are ranked first for research impact in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences (Times Higher Education REF 2014 Subject Analysis). We influence policy at the highest levels on climate change, atmospheric and ocean science, natural resource management, and biodiversity conservation.
The School of International Development at UEA is a leading global centre of excellence in research and teaching in international development.
Holyrood Campus, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ.
Moray House School of Education and Sport has been making a major contribution and impact to the field of education both in Scotland and worldwide for almost 200 years. In that time, our staff, students and alumni have influenced, improved and transformed learning and teaching and wider educational policy in the UK and beyond.
Sanderson Building, Robert Stevenson Road, The King's Buildings, Edinburgh, EH9 3FB.
The School of Engineering’s vision is to advance and transmit the knowledge base of engineering to meet society’s aspirations, creating and engineering the answers to global problems.
The King's Buildings, James Hutton Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FE.
The largest and most successful interdisciplinary grouping of geoscientists and geographers in the UK, with a growing and cosmopolitan academic and research staff of more than 300 academic and research staff; more than 100 non-academic staff; around 470 postgraduates (half of whom are on taught masters courses), and over 1,100 undergraduates.
Knowledge Exchange and Monitoring Specialist
University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.
The School of Earth and Environment is home to one of the largest groupings of Earth, environmental and social scientists tackling global issues such as climate change, energy, water and sustainable development. Our research feeds directly into our teaching, which means you’ll learn about the latest developments in your field from world-leading researchers.
Mamlaka Rd, Nairobi City, Kenya.
Our vision is to be a world class School of Architecture, built on a deep appreciation of African values, engaged in qualitative and meaningful pursuit of knowledge in order to fulfill the aspirations of the community in the continuing search for humane living and working environments.
Prof Mourice Alala Road, Nairobi, Kenya.
Our mission: To provide relevant or demand-driven courses/programmes in science, producing well-informed, employable and adaptable graduates with broad skill base and a capacity for life-long learning and challenges.
Our research spans engineering disciplines, from fundamental principles to multi-disciplinary projects. We tackle global challenges such as climate change, sustainable energy, transport, water supply, and waste management. Our research is enabled by world-class laboratories and facilities.
Professor of Earth Systems Engineering
Sir Clive Granger Building, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD.
The School of Geography strives for excellence in all of its activities, from teaching to research. The school is ranked in the top 100 worldwide for geography according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019.
Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK.
The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences has a long-established reputation for international excellence in teaching and research.
Whiteknights Rd, Reading RG6 6BG, UK.
Finding solutions to the critical problems in the natural environment requires talented scientists committed to pushing frontiers. Individuals with the knowledge, skill and curiosity to apply the principles of physics and mathematics in new ways.
Third Floor, Environment Building Department of Environment and Geography University of York, 290 Wentworth Way, York YO10 5NG, UK.
The Stockholm Environment Institute at York is one of the constituent centres of the Stockholm Environment Institute, an independent, international research organisation committed to the implementation of practices supportive of global sustainable development.