Podcast

Podcast

 

 

Welcome to Tomorrow's Cities Podcast, where we dive into the research and impacts of the UK Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund, Urban Disaster Risk Hub – a five-year global interdisciplinary research hub.

 

In the first episode of the Tomorrow's Cities Podcast, dedicated to the International Day for Disaster Reduction, we talked with Professor Mark Pelling, Professor of Risk and Disaster Reduction and Tomorrow’s Cities Director, Thaísa Comelli, Social Sciences Lead in Tomorrow’s Cities and Postdoctoral Research Associate both from the Institute of Risk and Disaster Reduction at University College London, and Tanvi Deshpande, Research Fellow and London Scholl of Economics and Political Science. In our conversation we explored how Tomorrow’s Cities Hub is working actively across several cities in the Global South to foster inclusive disaster risk reduction.

 

In the second episode of Tomorrow's Cities Podcast, we've spoken to Dr. Emin Mentese. Emin is an Urban Planning, Exposure Modelling and Geographic Information Systems expert working at the Boğaziçi University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul. He holds a PhD from the Istanbul Technical University and he's the Visioning Scenario Development Lead and Istanbul Co-Lead. In our conversation we discussed how urban planning has evolved in the last 15 years and the importance of involving communities in the urban decision making process