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Student profile: Lydia Michela Maireriki

Student profile: Lydia Michela Maireriki

Student profile: Lydia Michela Maireriki Tourist resilience to natural hazards in New Zealand: combining quantitative and qualitative perspectives March 2020 I was born and raised in Maryland, USA, about an hour south of Washington, DC. I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Brigham Young University and my Master’s degree in Disaster Risk and Resilience […]

Student Profile: Sara Harrison

Student Profile: Sara Harrison

Student Profile: Sara Harrison Exploring the Data Needs for Impact-based Forecasting and Warning Systems in New Zealand December 2019 I’m from Barrie, Ontario, Canada – a mid-sized city north of Toronto, in between the Great Lakes. We’re exposed to lots of active weather year-round. We experience white-out conditions from snowstorms in winter, and thunderstorms and […]

Student profile: Nwadike Amarachukwu Nnadozie

Student profile: Nwadike Amarachukwu Nnadozie

Student profile: Nwadike Amarachukwu Nnadozie 20/05/2019 Disaster risk reduction and building code amendment in post-disaster reconstruction in New Zealand A bit about me I was born in Owerri, the capital of Imo state which is located in the eastern part of a multi-cultural country in Africa called Nigeria. I gained a bachelor’s degree in civil […]

Student profile: Hauiti Hakopa

Student profile: Hauiti Hakopa

Student profile: Hauiti Hakopa 30/04/2019 He reo kōrero te pūrākau ki a Ngāti Tuwharetoa Ko te tuhinga kairangi a Hauiti Hākopa he waihanga i te hohonu, i te ātaahua, i te māramatanga o te hono tātai o te pūrākau hāngai pū ki te whakapūmautanga o Ngāti Tūwharetoa. Ka tātaritia, wetewetehia ngā hekenga mātauranga hohonu, uarā, […]

Student Profile: Mat Darling

Student Profile: Mat Darling

Student Profile: Mat Darling 25/03/2019 Modelling transient population exposure to disaster risk A bit about me I proudly hail from Otago, where my family grows fruit just outside of Cromwell. I completed an undergraduate BSc in Geology and Geography at the University of Otago in 2013. While studying, I helped NZ Red Cross out a […]

Student Profile: Heiman Dianat

Student Profile: Heiman Dianat

Student Profile: Heiman Dianat 25/07/2018 Auckland resilience assesment A bit about me I was born and raised in Sanandaj, a beautiful city in the west of Iran. After completing my bachelor’s degree in civil engineering there, I started working in the construction industry. During this time I became interested and involved in few natural disasters, […]

Student Profile: Marion Tan

Student Profile: Marion Tan

Student Profile: Marion Tan 15/06/2018 Usability of disaster apps A bit about me I am originally from the Philippines, a country that has its fair share of exposure to natural hazards. I have experienced first-hand numerous typhoons and the challenges of information exchange during crisis events. I grew very interested in the integration of technologies […]

Student Profile: Lauren Vinnell

Student Profile: Lauren Vinnell

Student Profile: Lauren Vinnell 06/06/2018 Increasing Individual Natural Hazard Preparation A bit about me I was born and raised in Lower Hutt, and so am well aware of the natural hazards Wellington faces. I chose to study psychology as I have always been interested in understanding peoples’ behaviour. In the final year of my Bachelor’s […]

Student Profile: Ashton Eaves

Student Profile: Ashton Eaves

Student Profile: Ashton Eaves 25/05/2018 Building resilience to climate change through modelling managed retreat in a coastal setting About Ashton Originally a Cantabrian, Ashton is now living on the West Coast of the South Island, where the nature is raw and the people are friendly. He studied at Lincoln University, where he completed a Master […]

Student Profile: Laura Robichaux

Student Profile: Laura Robichaux

Student Profile: Laura Robichaux 28/04/2018 The “Implementation Gap” in Coastal Risk Management Meet Laura Laura Robichaux grew up in South Louisiana in the United States, surrounded by the benefits and risks inherent to coastal living. She has bachelors and master’s degrees in coastal engineering but has slowly trended more towards science. After a bit of […]

Student Profile: Alistair Davies

Student Profile: Alistair Davies

Student Profile: Alistair Davies 27/02/2018 Meet Alistair Alistair is from the UK, where he studied Geography at the University of Cambridge and worked as a flood consultant before moving to New Zealand to pursue his PhD. Alistair is studying Disaster Risk and Resilience at the University of Canterbury. Outside of university, you can catch Alistair […]

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